• The Decorative Arts Sale auction at Christies

    Sale 2845

    The Decorative Arts Sale

    23 - 24 March 2010, Amsterdam

  • Lot 53

    A SOUTH GERMAN EQUINOCTIAL COMPASS DIAL

    ANDREAS VOGLER, AUGSBURG. 18TH CENTURY

    Price Realised  

    A SOUTH GERMAN EQUINOCTIAL COMPASS DIAL
    ANDREAS VOGLER, AUGSBURG. 18TH CENTURY
    Signed on the base And. Vogl, with folding hour ring, spring loaded folding gnomon and folding latitude arc, octagonal gilt horizontal plate with engraved decoration, silvered rose and blued-steel pointer
    5 cm. diam.


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    Andreas Vogler (1730-1808) was made citizin of Augsburg in 1766 and, like his brother, Johann Georg Vogler, was a maker of sundials. See also: Maximilian Bobinger, Alt-Augsburger Kompassmacher, Augsburg, 1966.

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