Silver Horizontal sundial Butterfield a Paris C.1700

Silver Horizontal sundial Butterfield a Paris C.1700

1950€

Silver Horizontal sundial Butterfield a Paris C.1700

Dimensions

6,8 CM X 5,8 CM

Circa

1700

Country of manufacture

France

Categories: Timekeeping, Scientific, Portable Sundials

Description

Horizontal Silver Sundial Michael Butterfield A Paris C.1700

Typical model of the Butterfield production made in silver.

Dial plates with four- scales, two with arabic numbers (4-12-8) and two with Roman numbers(IIII-XII-VIII), for the latitudes 43-49-52  divided to 30 minutes and subdivided to 15 minutes.

Beautiful floral decoration in the center.   Belle signature de Butterfield  

Back of the dial plate engraved with 24 towns with their respectives latitudes.

Compas with 16 Directions.

 

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