Antique English Sundial solid Bronze
English horizontal sundial dated Feb. 1730, see the photo, and signed W. Dounton (Dounton Castle?), the latitude of sundial is about 51°30’-52°, latitude of Dounton Castle.
The sundial have many details:
- the name of the months,
- the values of the equation of time,
- the names of many cities with the corresponding time,
- in the division of the hours we see the notches every 2 minutes
The builder is Charles Bassalleg - Engineer
In the past, the gnomon has probably been relocated.
It measures about 22.9x22.9x13 cm
weight 1.6 kg circa
For description see the photos
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- Horizontal sundial
- Patinated bronze
- Estimated Period
- First half 18th century
- Country of Origin
- Good condition - used with small signs of aging & blemishes
- 13×22.9×22.9 cm
- 1.6 kg