London, South Kensington
15 October 2009
A GILT BRASS ASTRONOMICAL COMPENDIUM
CIRCA 1600, POSSIBLY SPANISH OR FOR THE SPANISH MARKET
unsigned and undated, possibly made in Spain or for a Spanish market; decorated with floral and animal motifs to each of the four plates, and the edges; three faces carry projections for Italian hours, an equinoctial dial and a horizontal dial, the compass bowl retaining the original needle and glass.
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