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Portable Compass Sundial

Brass portable compass sundial of an octagonal shape with scrolling decoration on the rim.
CC0 Public Domain Designation

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  • Brass portable compass sundial of an octagonal shape with scrolling decoration on the rim.

Date:

1623

Artist:

Germany

About this artwork

Status

Currently Off View

Department

Applied Arts of Europe

Title

Portable Compass Sundial

Origin

Germany

Date

1623

Medium

Brass

Dimensions

6 × 5.7 cm (2 3/8 × 2 1/4 in.)

Credit Line

Gift of Mr. Charles H. Morse, Sr. in memory of his wife, Mrs. Charlotte Morse

Reference Number

1958.437

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