Silver Horizontal Dial by Butterfield
- Sold for:
- Clocks, Watches & Scientific Instruments - 2502
- Date / Time :
- May 01, 2010 10:00AM
Silver Horizontal Dial by Butterfield, Paris, circa 1700, the finely engraved eight-sided dial plate with four chapter rings designed for 43, 48, 52 and 54 degrees latitude, signed in a semi-circular boss Butterfield a Paris, glazed opening for compass with four quadrants, fanciful bird gnomon adjustable for latitudes 40-60 degrees, the underside engraved with twenty cities and respective latitudes and circular flourish decoration, lg. 2 5/8 in.
Appears to be in near pristine condition.