Tablet sundial, German, 1566.
4 0 c m
 
31cm
actual image size: 23cm x 32cm

Tablet sundial, German, 1566.

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Description

This gilt metal sundial with three silvered plates was made by Christopher Schisler and bears the inscription 'Christophorus Schisler faciebat Augusta - vindericorum anno domini 1566'. The top panel has been engraved with an area and its coast line, with many place names listed.
 

Image Ref.

10276251
 

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