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    Sale 5429

    Travel, Science & Natural History

    24 September 2008, London, South Kensington

  • Lot 6

    A decorative compass dial


    Price Realised  


    A decorative compass dial
    Italian, 18th century
    unsigned, the brass hour ring marked IIII-XII-VIII, manuscript four-point compass card S. Or. M. Occ. with original needle, the decorative lid with relief scene of two lovers resting under a tree, the man holding a spear (thin crack to lid and chip to main body).
    2in. (5cm.) diameter

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