Sundial and compass

French (Paris)
about 1675-1715
Michael Butterfield (born in England, 1634/35, died in Paris,1724)


Object Place: Europe, Paris, France

Accession Number

32.160

Medium or Technique

Silver, leather

On View

George Putnam Model Ship Gallery (Gallery LG28)

Collections

Europe, Jewelry

Classifications

Silver

Portable sundial with collapsible gnomon. In leather case.

Inscription

Engraved Butterfield, Paris

Provenance

By 1928, J. Templeman Coolidge; 1932, gift of J. Templeman Coolidge to the MFA.

Credit Line

Gift of John Templeman Coolidge