Vertical South sundial. Vertical South sundial. 17th c.

Vertical South sundial
Collection MAE RAS: МЛ-3671
Image ID: 3850913
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Museum inventory number:
МЛ-3671
Title:
Vertical South sundial
Dating:
17th c.
Materials:
bronze, gold plate
Technics:
engraving
Commentation:
Fragment of unknown device. Folding gnomon is fixed on the half-oval plate with 3 swallow-tail-shape ledges. Clock is designed for latitude of about 48°. 6-12-6 hour scale with 1/4 hour points. A top under a tree and a gunner with artillery sight are engraved on the reverse side.