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Sundial with compass

Object Number: 
INV.13692ab
Date: 
1700-1800
Medium: 
Silver, glass
Dimensions: 
Overall: 1/4 x 2 5/8 x 2 1/4 in. ( 0.6 x 6.7 x 5.7 cm )
Description: 
Octagonal silver sundial with elaborate engraved markings on front and back; circular compass encased in silver, with face visible through glass window in surface of sundial; folding gnomon with shaped edge, intricately detailed engraving, and hinge in the form of a bird.
Due to ongoing research, information about this object is subject to change.
Creative: Tronvig Group