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Cylindrical dial

87,50 €

HMS000H33

This instrument is known as the cylindrical dial, the vertical dial, the travelling dial or more commonly, the Shepherd's dial.

This particular one is a luxurious version, made for people of social importance, which differs mainly because of its decoration.

This instrument is known as the cylindrical dial, the vertical dial, the travelling dial or more commonly, the Shepherd's dial.

This particular one is a luxurious version, made for people of social importance, which differs mainly because of its decoration.

The most similar, made in painted gilded wood, is found in the Institute and Museum of the History of Science in Florida (Italy), dated at the end of the XVI century and dedicated to Francesco I de Medici, Grand Duke of Tuscany.

Data sheet

Height26 cm
Width17 cm
Depth6.5 cm