After dispersal of a private collection, following two 17th century bronze mortars, Louis XIV, accompanied by their Pilons, decorated with Marmousets.
Dimensions: Diameter 13 cm, height 8 cm, pestle [...]
Beautiful Butterfield handheld octagonal horizontal dial for four latitudes in brass, circa 1680/1700 signed "Butterfield A Paris" and his case.
Octagonal platinum engraved with four time scales divi[...]
Beautiful wrought iron amputation saw, unsigned, dating from the late eighteenth century, of French or German origin. The frame is very beautifully forged with a typical early saws. Note also the deco[...]
Multifaceted sundial, gnomonic block, late 17th century. Provenance: Castle of Noyers sur Jabron (04, Alpes de Haute Provence) This block presents eight traces of sundials, 3 flat dials and 5 hollow d[...]
Bronze apothecary mortar, eight pilasters framing medallions of the virgin and the child, St Sebastian, of a Greek profile and a fleur-de-lis, at the bottom of the dolphins, belted at the top of a rop[...]
THIS DIPTYQUE SOLAR DIAL IN IVORY IS CHARACTERISTIC OF THE PRODUCTION OF THE BLOUD's IN DIEPPE AT THE END OF THE 17TH CENTURY. IN ADDITION OF THE DIPTYQUE, IT INCLUDES A LUNAR DIAL AND ITS DICES OF CO[...]
Graphometer with foliage decorations signed Butterfield in Paris. Mounted on a ball-and-socket stand. Eight-direction compass Instrument of high quality of decoration. BUTERFIELD Michael 1635-1724 Eng[...]
Butterfield's fixed latitude sundial with an exceptional engraving on the platinum and on the gognon, in its original black sheepskin case. The quality of the engravings indicates that the instrument [...]
Mortar Lyon seventeenth Beautiful vintage bronze bronze mortar frustoconical. The flared neck has a decor flowers while the belly is decorated with four alternating foothills woman draped in antique b[...]
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