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Sun dial

late 16th or early 17th century


Dimensions

4.8 x 6.5 cm (1 7/8 x 2 9/16 in.)

Accession Number

88.653

Medium or Technique

Metal; brass

On View

Alyce Morrissey Gallery (Kunstkammer) (Gallery 143)

Collections

Europe

Classifications

Instruments

The entire outer surface is covered with etched ornament; on the top is a man in armor, and on the bottom a standing female figure; inside is the dial with a flat sheet of brass on which the hours are marked.

Credit Line

Gift of Mrs. A. C. Baldwin