Fri, 30th Jul 2021 10:00

Summer Catalogue Sale

 
 

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BENJAMIN COLE, LONDON A RARE 18TH CENTURY ENGLISH SILVERED AND LACQUERED BRASS UNIVERSAL EQUINOCTIAL COMPASS SUNDIAL the silvered chapter ring with Roman numerals, folding gnomon and decoratively engraved frets within the circle, arranged to read off the folding latitude arm with degree scale over the brass body of the instrument, the inset glazed silvered compass with blued-steel needle and circumference degree scale, in shaped silk-lined fishskin covered wood case with brass hooks and eyes 6.5cm diameter without box

Sold for £2,600


 
BENJAMIN COLE, LONDON A RARE 18TH CENTURY ENGLISH SILVERED AND LACQUERED BRASS UNIVERSAL EQUINOCTIAL COMPASS SUNDIAL the silvered chapter ring with Roman numerals, folding gnomon and decoratively engraved frets within the circle, arranged to read off the folding latitude arm with degree scale over the brass body of the instrument, the inset glazed silvered compass with blued-steel needle and circumference degree scale, in shaped silk-lined fishskin covered wood case with brass hooks and eyes 6.5cm diameter without box

Auction: Summer Catalogue Sale, Fri, 30th Jul 2021

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