• Travel, Science & Natural Hist auction at Christies

    Sale 5809

    Travel, Science & Natural History

    15 October 2009, London, South Kensington

  • Lot 223

    A DIEPPE IVORY DIPTYCH DIAL

    17TH CENTURY

    Price Realised  

    A DIEPPE IVORY DIPTYCH DIAL
    17TH CENTURY
    unsigned and undated, black coloured pecked Dieppe ornamention to borders, with equinoctial dial, polar dial, silvered lunar volvelle, horizontal dial, azimuth dial, engraved paper compass rose (glass and needle missing), table of latitudes, later ?owner's inscription LTM.
    2¾in. (7.0cm.)


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    Saleroom Notice

    Please note that the table of latitudes has been supplied from another instrument, probably an Augsburg-dial