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Portable Sundial

Portable brass sundial of an elongated octagonal shape with a hand engraved with scrolled and floral motives.
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  • Portable brass sundial of an elongated octagonal shape with a hand engraved with scrolled and floral motives.

Date:

1700/25

Artist:

Michael Butterfield
English, active in Paris, 1635–c. 1724

About this artwork

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European Decorative Art

Title

Portable Sundial

Origin

France

Date

1700–1725

Medium

Brass

Dimensions

3.8 × 7.6 × 6.7 cm (1 1/2 × 3 × 2 5/8 in.)

Credit Line

As a Gift from Mr. Charles H. Morso, Sr. in memory of his wife, Mrs. Charlotte Morse

Reference Number

1958.439

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