Langlois A Paris aux Gallieries du Louvre. A fine silver pocket horizontal sundialWith the discharge of fermier Louis Robin, 1738 – 1744
Lot 23¤
Langlois A Paris aux Gallieries du Louvre. A fine silver pocket horizontal sundialWith the discharge of fermier Louis Robin, 1738 – 1744
Sold for US$ 5,000 inc. premium
Lot Details
Langlois A Paris aux Gallieries du Louvre. A fine silver pocket horizontal sundial
With the discharge of fermier Louis Robin, 1738 – 1744
Octagonal, the folding gnomon engraved with 40° to 60° latitude scale, supported by engraved index in the form of a bird, inset with glazed compass labeled with cardinal and intermediate points, alternating roman and arabic hour scales for 43° - 46° - 49° - 52°, the reverse engraved with the latitudes of numerous French and other continental cities, with contemporary fitted fish skin etui. 75 mm long
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