Ivory Dieppe Sundial By Mathieu Berville flag


Object description :

"Ivory Dieppe Sundial By Mathieu Berville"
Rare diptych sundial by Mathieu Berville, who signed a 'fixed-price agreement' in 1668. The early signers in ca. 1660 are Nicolas Crucefix, Jacques Lemoyne, followed in 1668 by Charles Bloud, Gabriel Bloud, Ephraim Senecal, Jacques Senecal, Francois Saillot and later by David Postel and probably Jacques Guerard. Probably they were all 'quadranniers' who worked in Dieppe until ca. 1700.

with Dutch certified Citis statement

There are no examples to be found in the following collections:
Harvard University Collection,
Greenwich Collection,
Louvre Collection,
Collection of Chateau Musee de Dieppe.

One Berville sundial is mentioned in the Adler Planetarium and was bought in 1964.
Price: 4300 €
Artist: Mathieu Berville
Period: 17th century
Style: Other Style
Condition: Good condition

Material: Ivory
Length: 70 mm
Width: 60 mm
Height: 15 mm

Reference: 770863
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