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Sun dial

The entire outer surface is covered with etched ornament; on the top is a man in armor, and on the bottom a standing female figure; inside is the dial with a flat sheet of brass on which the hours are marked.

Credit Line

Gift of Mrs. A. C. Baldwin

late 16th or early 17th century

Accession Number

88.653

Medium or Technique

Metal; brass

Collections

Europe

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Instruments