Universal octogonal sundial signed Hager made in Frankfurt circa 1690

Universal octogonal sundial signed Hager made in Frankfurt circa 1690




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Categories: Portable Sundials, Timekeeping


Universal octogonal sundial signed Hager in gilt brass with the family particularity of a weather vane of winds.

It lays in its leather case with geometric designs in glazed leather and bears at back exclusively the latitudes of German cities, Amsterdam, Prague and Vienna.

Maker : Johann Melchior Hager 1642/1713, active in Frankfurt and related to Wolfgang Hager active in Wolffenbüttel at the same period whose an example is described and illustrated p 174/175 in “Sundials – Dominique & Eric Delalande – Paris 2013”

Reference : “Uhren und Wissenschaftliche Instumente der Familie Hager – Günther Oestmann -Stadtisches Museum Braunschweig”.

Frankfurt c. 1690.


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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.
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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.
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