10-27-2002 10-27-2002
Skinner Auctions
Skinner Auctions Bolton MA
2173
October 27, 2002 10:00 AMCalender
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Brass Italian Sundial

$881$750
Auction: Sale #2173 - 2173 Location: Bolton Date / Time: October 27, 2002 10:00AM

Description:

Brass Italian Sundial, signed and dated F. Ludovici Lingery 1659, the top with turned center section containing a copper plate with Italian hours, fixed gnomon, the rim of the turning divided 0-90o x 4, the plate engraved at either end Parte del Sole W and Barte del Muro T, the corners engraved Da Mezzo giorno a Levante, Da Borea a Levante, Da Borea a porte and Da Mezzo giorno a porente, the bottom with a calendar volvelle and index of three equal and one longer arm, 4 3/4 in. square.
Estimate $1,000-1,500