Silver and gilted brass portable sundial by Timothée Collet made circa 1660/1670.

Silver and gilted brass portable sundial by Timothée Collet made circa 1660/1670.



5.5 cm long x 4.7 cm wide


1660 / 1670

Country of manufacture


Categories: Portable Sundials, Timekeeping


Sundial in silver and gilted brass in its case.

The folding gnomon is attributable to the renowned manufacturer Timothée COLLET (rare signature).

Dimensions: 5.5 cm long x 4.7 cm wide.

Reference: “A dial in your poke” presenting a copy dated 1663 in photo p.61 and indicating 4 dials listed.

Paris datable around 1660/1670 (because there was no discharge hallmark before 1672, which was applied in 1680/1681, and which is confirmed by the absence of indication of the minutes in latitude nonexistent before 1680).

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FR Galerie Delalande Paris

After 37 years in Le Louvre des Antiquaires, the Delalande gallery moved early June 2015 to 35 rue de Lille, 75007 Paris, on the other side of the Seine River in the well known antic shops area "le Carré Rive Gauche".
Our main specialties are, since 1976, Marine and Scientific instruments, Tobacco and Opium objects, Curiosities and Great Canes.
We participate to international antique fairs (TEFAF Maastricht) and are unique partner of the French Maritime Museum.
Eric Delalande is also Administrator of the French Experts National Company (C.N.E.).
Please visit also our two websites, which are frequently updated: (French) and (English). ----------------------------

La Galerie Delalande s'est installée en juin 2015 au 35 rue de Lille (75007 Paris), au coeur de la capitale dans le "Carré Rive Gauche", après 37 années de présence au Louvre des Antiquaires.
Nous nous sommes orientés, depuis 1976, vers plusieurs spécialités : Marine et Sciences, Objets du tabac et de l'Opium, Cannes de collection et Curiosités.
Nous participons à des salons d'envergure internationale (TEFAF Maastricht) et sommes partenaires exclusifs du Musée National de la Marine.
Eric Delalande est également Administrateur de la Compagnie Nationale des Experts (C.N.E.).
N'hésitez pas à visiter nos deux sites internet fréquemment mis à jour : (Français) and (Anglais).

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