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Portable diptych sundial

Maker:
Hans Troschel the Younger (probably born 1599, died before 1634)
Date:
1620
Culture:
German, Nuremberg
Medium:
Ivory and brass
Dimensions:
3-7/8 x 2-5/8 in. (9.8 x 6.7 cm)
Classification:
Horology
Credit Line:
Gift of Mrs. Stephen D. Tucker, 1903
Accession Number:
03.21.53
Not on view
Signature: HANNS TROSCHEL ANNO 1620 (stamped and inked in red on lower border of the upper tablet, open position)

Marking: A six-pointed star (stamped twice on lower tablet, closed position, bottom of epact)
Mrs. Stephen D. Tucker (until 1903; to MMA)
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