• Twenty rooms: The private coll auction at Christies

    Sale 2857

    Twenty rooms: The private collection of the late Mrs Elias-Vaes

    27 - 29 April 2010, Amsterdam

  • Lot 510

    AN ENGRAVED BRASS HORIZONTAL TABLE SUNDIAL

    SOUTHERN NETHERLANDS, POSSIBLY BRUSSELS, 18TH CENTURY

    Price Realised  

    AN ENGRAVED BRASS HORIZONTAL TABLE SUNDIAL
    SOUTHERN NETHERLANDS, POSSIBLY BRUSSELS, 18TH CENTURY
    Engraved octagonal calibrated plate with Roman chapters, brass shaped gnomon, inscribed Wyst de uren tot Roomen/Wyst de uren tot Ierusalem/Wyst de uren tot Bengala/Wyst de uren tot canton in China/Wyst de uren tot Brussel gelen op de polus hooghte van 51 grade en 35 minuten, on an associated stained mahogany plinth base
    10.3 cm. diam. (the plate)


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