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Tablet sundial, German, 1566.

Tablet sundial, German, 1566.
4 0 c m
actual image size: 24cm x 32cm


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 names place names listed.

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