Horizontal sundial in brass and silvering with gnomon with bird, signed P. Le Maire, 18th

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Horizontal sundial in brass and silvering with gnomon with bird, signed P. Le Maire, 18th
complete and original

horizontal pocket sundial in brass and silver plating in the compass with the fleur-de-lys of accreditation
folding gnomon with bird 'invented' by Butterfield's
nice small decoration
4 reading tables
back with the capitals of Europe with their latitude
with the prestigious signature of P. Le Maire in Paris
probably Pierre Le Maire (1717-1785), he was the son of Jacques Le Maire
complete and original
Protected shipping with tracking

Literature: Maurice Daumas (1972) Les instruments scientifiques des XVIIe et XVIIIe siècles et leurs artisans p.259

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