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Sundial In Ivory In The Shape Of A Barrel Datable Circa 1680
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"Sundial In Ivory In The Shape Of A Barrel Datable Circa 1680"
- The top compartment forms a scent box whose lid is pierced with holes.
- the next part bears a lunar dial formed by two brass discs, the larger is graduated with a 2 x 1-12 hour scale and a scale of the days of the moon from 1 to 30. A smaller pivoting brass disc on the top forms index, gives the phases of the moon and forms horizontal sundial (graduations 4-12-8).
- In the middle part there is a mirror and on the other side a paper with colored checkerboard decoration forming the cover of the next part.
- Horizontal sundial (graduations 4-12-8) in brass with folding gnomon fixed above a compass whose bottom is decorated with paper engraved with an 8 directions compass rose. Blued steel needle with brass pivot, and a glass on top.
- The lower part forms a compartment
Dimensions: Height of 6 cm.
Germany around 1680.
Price : 3450 €
Period:17th century
Style:Louis 14th, Regency
Condition : Bon état général

Material : Ivoire, laiton et papier
Height : 6 cm

Reference : 660048
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