Large square-shaped brass horizontal sundial with four graduated 4/12/18 hour scales in Roman and Arabic numbers for the latitudes of 40, 45, 50 and 55 degrees.
In the center the signature "N. BION[...]
- 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 o[...]
An object that will not leave you indifferent, this Pelican in forged steel, with non-adjustable hooks rotating on a central axis, the two arms are curved to allow a better vision of the operation, an[...]
Very beautiful silvered sundial, type Butterfield, with its original compass and protective case in leather circa 1700-1710.
I remain at your disposal for any information or addition[...]
Brass instrument, on a square base 14.3 cm square. Central circle: 11.5cm diameter.
Elegant wind rose, 16 directions, decorated with a fleur-de-lis in the north direction, with engraved indication of[...]
Rare whole circle or Dutch circle with 6 pinnules signed Delure in Paris Compass with a compass rose has eight directions. The instrument is mounted on a ball joint. Delure Jean Baptiste Nicolas Activ[...]
One of the constant concerns of apothecaries "in store" was the conservation of the remedies they offered; Rabelais already called these wooden containers, round or rectangular, silenes or layes; Pain[...]
Travel sundial in ivory with pewter elements, with its equatorial dial, calendar with discs in the lid; compass with base calendar and perpetual calendar; decorations engraved and enhanced on all side[...]
Beautiful graphometer decorated with foliage scrolls of very high quality signed Butterfield in Paris. Michael Butterfield 1635-1724 He was appointed Engineer of the Roy in 1678. Similar model in the [...]
Very beautiful dial of unusual size signed Nicolas Bion in Paris C 1680 The sundial is provided with a compass carrying on its bottom a central rosette and directions. The folding gnomon, with a bird-[...]
Travel sundial with brass compass engraved by the King's engineer, Jean-Baptiste Delure. Octagonal table engraved with three time scales. Folding Gnomon with bird-shaped compass. Back with city latitu[...]
Bronze mortar pestle, Louis XIV period with crowned arms on the socket. Northern Europe ?. Very rare model in good condition. Dimensions: total length 20.3cm, pestle diameter 4cm, weapon height 5.3cm.[...]
Very rare amputation saw in wrought iron, early 18th century, grooved ivory handle, representing a bird's head.
Very good condition, unpolished.
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Lid with equatorial dial, underneath, lunar calendar with volvelles. Main stage with compass with mobile analeme and horizontal dial, under perpetual calendar signed by Sénécal in Dieppe (signature [...]
GREAT EXAMPLE OF A POCKET DIAL BY FAMOUS MICHAEL BUTTERFIELD. IT'S DECORATED WITH PINEAPPLES, ACANTHES AND STRAWBERRY. . IT IS CONTAINED IN ITS BOX OF CHAGRIN FILLED WITH GREEN SILK VELVET. FASTENER[...]
Interesting and unusual small Thomas Haye compendium consisting of a compass of surveying and a geometric or astronomical quadrant. We can date the instrument of the years 1700-1710. Both instruments [...]
Beautiful large square table sundial , with a Style-axis at the cut edge, pierced with a clover, the square base of deep bronze engraved , circle of hours in Roman numerals, as well as beautiful weapo[...]
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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