London, South Kensington
6 April 2011
A silver and gilt-brass German Augsburg dial
Joseph Anton Scöner, early 18th century
silver hour band set in gilt-brass ring with engraved floral motif divided 3-12-9, subdivided to the half-hour, brass gnomon, engraved hand pointer for latitude, shaped gilt-brass latitude arc [0°]-90° subdivided to 2°, shaped and decorated gilt-brass support for honey-spoon-shaped plumb bob, silver dial plate and compass with four-point rose SE, OR, OC, ME, gilt brass compass base with table of latitudes for 31 cities three gilt brass bun feet, shaped and decorated gilt-brass brace for plumb bob, signed on plate Joseph Antoni Schöner in Augsburg 48 with two additional town latitudes.
2in. (5cm.) wide
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