Directly from the Century of Lights, ¨le siècle des lumières¨, we have this diptych sundial.
These diptych sundials are German and are known by the name of the city where they were produced, Nuremberg.
The wooden box is in very good condition as well as the interior, in watercolour painted paper
Paul Philipp Beringer was the brother of David Beringer (1756-1821), with whom he probably worked together. He became a teacher in 1783 and lived in Zirkelschmiedsgasse.
Literature: Frank Liebau (2019), Les fabricants de boussoles de Nuremberg - La précision, une tradition Volume 1 p.23.
The photos are part of the description.
Insured shipping and collection at a pick up point if possible.
- Orologio solare dittico, Paul phillip beringer
- Carta, Legno
- Paul Phillip Beringer
- Periodo stimato
- Fine XVIII secolo
- Paese d’origine
- In condizioni discrete - molto usato e con probabili piccoli pezzi mancanti.