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Ausburg Equinoctial sundial

97,00 €

HMS000H30

Ausburg-made sundials enjoyed great popularity during the 18th century.

This one was made by Iohann Georg Vogler who belonged to the fourth generation of a legendary line of goldsmiths in Ausburg, Germany.

The original is found in the Naval Museum of Madrid.

Ausburg-made sundials enjoyed great popularity during the 18th century.

This one was made by Iohann Georg Vogler who belonged to the fourth generation of a legendary line of goldsmiths in Ausburg, Germany.

The original is found in the Naval Museum of Madrid.

This sundial is in the shape of a quadrant, a little unusual in Ausburg clocks. On the upper part are three connecting hinges that allow the hourly scale, limb and perpendicular to rotate. All the surface of the base not occupied by the compass is beautifully decorated with floral fretwork.

Data sheet

Height10 cm
Width10 cm
Depth3 cm