Refined inlaid sundial - Iron (cast/wrought), Nembro marble - 20th century

Description
Refined inlaid sundial - Iron (cast/wrought), Nembro marble - 20th century
Italy, Venice

A wonderful Nembro marble sundial, with two medallions (depicting cherubim faces) in Verona Red Marble inlaid on the sides. On the upper central part there is a beautiful wind rose in polychrome marbles, with the hole for the gnomon.
This sundial used to be exposed facing south, starting from summer solstice (21st June). This item comes from Venice, Italy, where it furnished of the garden of a local villa.
High-quality item with remarkable marble workmanship. This lot is one of a kind, hard to find and exclusive.
The sundial’s shape is very peculiar. Wonderful marble grain.
It can be hung on the wall, also indoors.
It will be shipped in a wooden crate.
Of course, it will be shipped with its gnomon (visible in pictures).
Safe, traceable and low cost worldwide shipping.
The item is also available for pickup at our warehouse.

Measurements:
- Width 80 cm
- length 60 cm
- thickness 3 cm
- Gnomon length 37 cm
Weight: 30 kg.

Lot details
Object
Refined inlaid sundial
Material
Iron (cast/wrought), Nembro marble
Estimated Period
20th century
Country of Origin
Italy, Venice
Condition
Good condition - used with small signs of aging & blemishes
Dimensions
3×80×60 cm
Weight
30 kg
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