Large sundial with inlay, antique red marble and bronze Gnomon - Marble - 20th century

Description
Large sundial with inlay, antique red marble and bronze Gnomon - Marble - 20th century
Italy

Beautiful sundial in a wonderful white Carrara marble, with its natural old patina with fine inlay where the gnomon is mounted in antique red marble, with Latin inscription RUIT HORA, translated as ‘time is running out’, to explain that time goes by in a hurry, the gnomon is made of bronze. In addition, various cardinal references, with dating 1950. The sundial has bronze, copper gnomon.
Origin: Rome.
It will be perfectly packaged and shipped worldwide with the best and most trusted couriers.
Sundial is in very good condition, without any damages. In good condition, used, with slight inevitable signs and cracks due to its age.
It is much more beautiful in person, photos don’t do justice.
Reference period: early 20th century.
Size:
Diameter 55 cm
Width 43 cm
Depth 5 cm
Weight: approx. 30 kg

Lot details
Object
Large sundial with inlay, antique red marble and bronze Gnomon
Material
Marble
Estimated Period
20th century
Country of Origin
Italy
Condition
Good condition - used with small signs of aging & blemishes
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