27 September 2004
AN ENGLISH PORTLAND STONE SUNDIAL PEDESTAL
LATE 19TH CENTURY
Of octagonal baluster form, the sides carved with husks
43½in. (110.5cm.) high
With an associated George I bronze octagonal plate inscribed NATH. WITHAM LONDINI FECIT -- 11in. (28cm.) wide; on an octagonal stone base -- 37½in. (95.3cm.) wide
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Nathaniel Witham, known to be working in London 1713-1716.
Gloria Clifton Directory of British Scientific Instrument Makers 1550-1851, Zwemmer, London, 1995. Page 302.
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