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Geneva, Hotel Des Bergues, Apr 18, 1998

LOT 343

German, early 17th century. Rectangular ivory diptych dial.

CHF 4,000 - 5,000

Sold: CHF 4,600

Upper leaf: exterior with brass lunar volvelle and partly rubricated scales for lunar hours and calendar. Interior with vertical dial. Lower leaf: Interior inset with magnetic compass, Arabic chaptered horizontal string gnomon dial, with additional scale of evening hours. Dim. 73 x 40 mm.

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Grading System
Grade: AA

Very good

Case: 23


Dial: 51

Partially reprinted