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Pewter Sundial

Pewter Sundial

Auction:
3278M
Auction:
American Furniture & Decorative Arts - Aug 11, 2019
Lot:
451
Sold for:
$277$225

Pewter Sundial, America, 18th century, with roman numeral time indicators, dia. 3 in. More ...

Scultetus, Bartholomeus (1540-1614) Gnomice de Solariis, sive Doctrina Practica Tertiae Partis Astronomiae.

Scultetus, Bartholomeus (1540-1614) Gnomice de Solariis, sive Doctrina Practica Tertiae Partis Astronomiae.

Auction:
3269B
Auction:
Books & Manuscripts - Jul 23, 2019
Lot:
207
Sold for:
$1,353$1,100

Scultetus, Bartholomeus (1540-1614) Gnomice de Solariis, sive Doctrina Practica Tertiae Partis Astronomiae. Gorlitz: Matthias Menius, Ambrosius Fritsch, 1672. First edition, folio, title page More ...

Cast Brass Sundial

Cast Brass Sundial

Auction:
3237T
Auction:
Discovery - Apr 18, 2019
Lot:
1063
Sold for:
$185$150

Cast Brass Sundial, probably 20th century, inscribed "1690." More ...

Wm. J. Young Engraved Brass Sundial

Wm. J. Young Engraved Brass Sundial

Auction:
3230M
Auction:
Clocks, Watches & Scientific Instruments - Apr 12, 2019
Lot:
356
Sold for:
$1,046$850

Wm. J. Young Engraved Brass Sundial, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania. c. 1840-50, 10 1/4-in. engraved plate marked "Wm J. Young Maker Philadelphia," gnomon angle set at 40 degrees for the center of More ...

Six Pocket Sundials

Six Pocket Sundials

Auction:
3205T
Auction:
Discovery - Feb 13, 2019
Lot:
1379
Sold for:
$400$325

Six Pocket Sundials, various makers and sizes, four with folding gnomons. Clocks, Watches & Scientific Instruments online More ...

Gilman Joslin 12-inch Terrestrial Globe

Gilman Joslin 12-inch Terrestrial Globe

Auction:
3147M
Auction:
Clocks, Watches & Scientific Instruments - Oct 05, 2018
Lot:
266
Sold for:
$984$800

Gilman Joslin 12-inch Terrestrial Globe, Boston, mid-19th century, twelve printed colored gores with hour rings at both Poles, analemma in the Pacific, cartouche reading in part "Joslin's More ...

Merriam Moore & Co. 6-inch Terrestrial Globe

Merriam Moore & Co. 6-inch Terrestrial Globe

Auction:
3147M
Auction:
Clocks, Watches & Scientific Instruments - Oct 05, 2018
Lot:
268
Sold for:
$523$425

Merriam Moore & Co. 6-inch Terrestrial Globe, Troy, New York, c. 1853, twelve colored engraved gores, printed hour rings at the poles, acanthus leaf decorated analemma border, Russian Territory More ...

H.B. Nims & Co. 12-inch Terrestrial Globe

H.B. Nims & Co. 12-inch Terrestrial Globe

Auction:
3147M
Auction:
Clocks, Watches & Scientific Instruments - Oct 05, 2018
Lot:
271
Sold for:
$1,230$1,000

H.B. Nims & Co. 12-inch Terrestrial Globe, Troy, New York, twelve printed colored gores with hour rings at the North Pole, analemma in the Pacific, cartouche reading in part "The Franklin More ...

19th Century New York Engraved Brass Sundial

19th Century New York Engraved Brass Sundial

Auction:
3147M
Auction:
Clocks, Watches & Scientific Instruments - Oct 05, 2018
Lot:
274
Sold for:
$677$550

19th Century New York Engraved Brass Sundial, 9-in. dia. instrument with raised foot, shaped gnomon, engraved below "Sun & Clock Agree/April 15th, June 16th, Sept. 1st, Dec. 25th/H. Simmons(?) 1855 More ...

Troughton & Simms Miniature Equinoctial Sundial

Troughton & Simms Miniature Equinoctial Sundial

Auction:
3147M
Auction:
Clocks, Watches & Scientific Instruments - Oct 05, 2018
Lot:
276
Sold for:
$800$650

Troughton & Simms Miniature Equinoctial Sundial, late 19th century, 2 1/2-in. dia. silvered hour ring with folding spring-loaded gnomon, latitude arc from 10-90, silvered compass box engraved More ...

Miniature Cased Noon Cannon

Miniature Cased Noon Cannon

Auction:
3147M
Auction:
Clocks, Watches & Scientific Instruments - Oct 05, 2018
Lot:
277
Sold for:
$615$500

Miniature Cased Noon Cannon, late 19th century, unmarked, circular lacquered brass base with inset silvered dial, brass gnomon, arch, magnifier, and black-painted cannon with compass, housed in the More ...

Brass Noon Cannon

Brass Noon Cannon

Auction:
3147M
Auction:
Clocks, Watches & Scientific Instruments - Oct 05, 2018
Lot:
279
Sold for:
$738$600

Brass Noon Cannon, 19th/20th century, unmarked, 3-in. rotating stand with dual bubble levels, engraved roman numeral dial, stationary gnomon, silvered compass, adjustable magnifier, all resting on More ...

4-inch Brass Universal Equinoctial Ring Dial

4-inch Brass Universal Equinoctial Ring Dial

Auction:
3147M
Auction:
Clocks, Watches & Scientific Instruments - Oct 05, 2018
Lot:
281
Sold for:
$584$475

4-inch Brass Universal Equinoctial Ring Dial, 18th century, unmarked, two concentric brass rings folding flat when not in use, with scale calibrated 0-90, the reverse calibrated 0-90, the More ...

Four Sun-time or Sun Watch Compasses

Four Sun-time or Sun Watch Compasses

Auction:
3147M
Auction:
Clocks, Watches & Scientific Instruments - Oct 05, 2018
Lot:
317
Sold for:
$215$175

Four Sun-time or Sun Watch Compasses, 20th century, all with hinged metal case, compass, and sundial, lg. 2 to 3 in. More ...

Two Pocket Compasses

Two Pocket Compasses

Auction:
3123T
Auction:
Discovery - Aug 22, 2018
Lot:
1064
Sold for:
$160$130

Two Pocket Compasses, an early walnut hinged case with paper sundial, brass folding gnomon marked "W. Watkins," and glazed sunk paper dial compass with blued-steel hand; and a hinged Chinese More ...

Smith, John (b. 1648?) The Art of Painting.

Smith, John (b. 1648?) The Art of Painting.

Auction:
3117B
Auction:
Books & Manuscripts - Jul 20, 2018
Lot:
162
Sold for:
$4,920$4,000

Smith, John (b. 1648?) The Art of Painting. London: Printed for Samuel Crouch, at the Corner Shop of Pope's Head Ally, on the right hand next Cornhill, 1676. First edition, octavo, rare, three U.S. More ...

Patek Philippe "Ellipse D'or" Solar Clock

Patek Philippe "Ellipse D'or" Solar Clock

Auction:
3093M
Auction:
Clocks, Watches & Scientific Instruments - Apr 20, 2018
Lot:
133
Sold for:
$3,075$2,500

Patek Philippe "Ellipse D'or" Solar Clock, Switzerland, case no. 1804156, rectangular gilt-brass case with curved tambour ends, oval bezel around dark blue dial marked "Patek Philippe, Geneve," with More ...

Silver Pocket Sundial by Michael Butterfield

Silver Pocket Sundial by Michael Butterfield

Auction:
3093M
Auction:
Clocks, Watches & Scientific Instruments - Apr 20, 2018
Lot:
679
Sold for:
$1,845$1,500

Silver Pocket Sundial by Michael Butterfield, Paris, late 17th century, the octagonal plate signed at the base of the adjustable bird-shaped hinged gnomon "Butterfield Paris," engraved with roman More ...

Brass Equinoctial Augsburg-style Pocket Sundial

Brass Equinoctial Augsburg-style Pocket Sundial

Auction:
3093M
Auction:
Clocks, Watches & Scientific Instruments - Apr 20, 2018
Lot:
680
Sold for:
$554$450

Brass Equinoctial Augsburg-style Pocket Sundial, Germany, the engraved octagonal base with silvered dial compass and directionals in Latin, folding hour ring with roman numerals and needle gnomon, More ...

Sheldon Moore Iron Sundial

Sheldon Moore Iron Sundial

Auction:
3093M
Auction:
Clocks, Watches & Scientific Instruments - Apr 20, 2018
Lot:
681
Sold for:
$523$425

Sheldon Moore Iron Sundial, Kensington, Connecticut, mid-19th century, 10-in. dia. plate with outer roman numerals, and marked in the center "S. Moore/Kensington CT./ L.41" with triangular More ...

Silver Pocket Sundial by Michael Butterfield

Silver Pocket Sundial by Michael Butterfield

Auction:
3093M
Auction:
Clocks, Watches & Scientific Instruments - Apr 20, 2018
Lot:
682
Sold for:
$1,845$1,500

Silver Pocket Sundial by Michael Butterfield, Paris, late 17th century, the octagonal plate signed at the base of the adjustable bird-shaped hinged gnomon "Butterfield Paris," engraved with roman More ...

Wooden Diptych Pocket Sundial

Wooden Diptych Pocket Sundial

Auction:
3089T
Auction:
Discovery - Apr 04, 2018
Lot:
1579
Sold for:
$135$110

Wooden Diptych Pocket Sundial, 19th century, hinged wooden case with central compass and carved and painted outer dial, lg. 3 in. More ...

Middle Eastern-style Brass Pocket Sundial

Middle Eastern-style Brass Pocket Sundial

Auction:
3089T
Auction:
Discovery - Apr 04, 2018
Lot:
1585
Sold for:
$246$200

Middle Eastern-style Brass Pocket Sundial, pierced frame with jeweled insets, porcelain marker, inset compass, level, and folding gnomon, lg. 4 in. More ...

Eight Asian Carved and Turned Wooden Items

Eight Asian Carved and Turned Wooden Items

Auction:
3046T
Auction:
Discovery - Dec 07, 2017
Lot:
1435
Sold for:
$277$225

Eight Asian Carved and Turned Wooden Items, 19th/20th century, compass in round wooden case (detached pointer), opium steelyard scale in bamboo case, round reticulated "cricket" box, rectangular More ...

Three Pewter Sundials

Three Pewter Sundials

Auction:
3038B
Auction:
American Furniture & Decorative Arts - Nov 04, 2017
Lot:
253
Sold for:
$800$650

Three Pewter Sundials, Josiah Miller, New England, 18th century or later, one marked "IM 42," one marked "IOSIAH MILLER 41," dia. to 4 1/2 in. More ...

Cased 19th Century Compass and Sundial

Cased 19th Century Compass and Sundial

Auction:
3035M
Auction:
Clocks, Watches & Scientific Instruments - Oct 27, 2017
Lot:
277
Sold for:
$523$425

Cased 19th Century Compass and Sundial, mahogany-cased compass with sunk 2 3/4-in. paper compass card, steel needle, and folding sights, cased universal sundial with hinged hour band, arc scale More ...

Brass Noon Cannon

Brass Noon Cannon

Auction:
3035M
Auction:
Clocks, Watches & Scientific Instruments - Oct 27, 2017
Lot:
292
Unsold
 

Brass Noon Cannon, 19th/20th century, unmarked, 3-in. rotating stand with dual bubble levels, engraved roman numeral dial, stationary gnomon, silvered compass, adjustable magnifier, all resting on More ...

Brass and Marble Noon Cannon

Brass and Marble Noon Cannon

Auction:
3035M
Auction:
Clocks, Watches & Scientific Instruments - Oct 27, 2017
Lot:
293
Sold for:
$338$275

Brass and Marble Noon Cannon, 20th century, 8-in. marble base holding the brass cannon, sundial with gnomon marked 34 degrees, quadrant arches supporting the magnifier. Provenance: Edward S. More ...

Lacquered Brass Noon Cannon

Lacquered Brass Noon Cannon

Auction:
3035M
Auction:
Clocks, Watches & Scientific Instruments - Oct 27, 2017
Lot:
294
Sold for:
$2,460$2,000

Lacquered Brass Noon Cannon, 19th century, dual serpentine arches with engraved months and zodiac signs on one surface, and latitude degrees on the other, 2-in. adjustable magnifier with screw More ...

Cary 6-inch Brass Universal Equinoctial Ring Dial

Cary 6-inch Brass Universal Equinoctial Ring Dial

Auction:
3035M
Auction:
Clocks, Watches & Scientific Instruments - Oct 27, 2017
Lot:
295
Sold for:
$2,460$2,000

Cary 6-inch Brass Universal Equinoctial Ring Dial, London, 19th century, two concentric brass rings folding flat when not in use, a meridian ring engraved "Cary London," with scale calibrated 0-90, More ...