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  • Silver Butterfield Sundial-Compass. French, Signed P. Sevin, Circa 1780-1789
  • Silver Butterfield Sundial-Compass. French, Signed P. Sevin, Circa 1780-1789
  • Silver Butterfield Sundial-Compass. French, Signed P. Sevin, Circa 1780-1789
  • Silver Butterfield Sundial-Compass. French, Signed P. Sevin, Circa 1780-1789
  • Silver Butterfield Sundial-Compass. French, Signed P. Sevin, Circa 1780-1789
  • Silver Butterfield Sundial-Compass. French, Signed P. Sevin, Circa 1780-1789
  • Silver Butterfield Sundial-Compass. French, Signed P. Sevin, Circa 1780-1789
  • Silver Butterfield Sundial-Compass. French, Signed P. Sevin, Circa 1780-1789
  • Silver Butterfield Sundial-Compass. French, Signed P. Sevin, Circa 1780-1789
  • Silver Butterfield Sundial-Compass. French, Signed P. Sevin, Circa 1780-1789

Silver Butterfield Sundial-Compass French, Signed P. Sevin, Circa 1780-1789

SKU:
10635
$2,900.00

Product Description

French Equatorial Pocket Sundial and Compass. Butterfield made sundials of similar design, this one is signed. P Sevin, Paris.  The item itself is silver, case is hand carved wood. We estimate it's age from 1780 to 1789.

Per Wikipedia a  Butterfield dial is a portable horizontal sundial designed to be folded flat and used in latitudes between 35° and 60°. A Butterfield dial was named after the English gnomonist, Michael Butterfield who was active in Paris around 1690.

DIMENSIONS:  Width:2 5/8 Inches  Height: Inches  Depth:2 Inches .Dimensions:    Shipping Additional. Please call with any questions and for a shipping quote 410-745-3700.  LAYAWAY AVAILABLE 

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