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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

Status

Currently Off View

Department

Applied Arts of Europe

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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