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Sundial

Maker:
Goldsmith Chandlee (1751–1821)
Date:
ca. 1800
Geography:
Made in Winchester, Virginia, United States
Culture:
American
Medium:
Brass, mahogany
Dimensions:
9 3/8 x 9 3/8 in. (23.8 x 23.8 cm)
Classification:
Metal
Credit Line:
Purchase, Anna Glen B. Vietor Gift, in memory of her husband, Alexander Orr Vietor, 1986
Accession Number:
1986.9
On view at The Met Fifth Avenue in Gallery 774
Inscription: engraved at bottom: LAT 38o 20'.; engraved in cartouche: I G; engraved beneath cartouche at bottom: G: CHANDLEE - WINCHESTER
Guthman Americana, Westport, Connecticut, until 1985
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