Sun Dial in brass by Butterfield.

18th century
Other style
From: 75006, Paris 6e Arrondissement, France

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    Michael Butterfield, is an Englishman. He worked in France from 1677. He produced for the Royal Academy of Sciences a silver planisphere commissioned by Cassini and supervised the division of meridian circles of more than 4 meters in diameter intended for the globes of Marly. He is considered to be the "father" of this type of horizontal dial, the most characteristic of Parisian production from the end of the 17th century to the middle of the 18th century.

    Ref: LU8QX2NU5S

    Style Other style (Table Clocks and Desk Clocks of Other style Style)
    Century 18th century (Table Clocks and Desk Clocks 18th century)
    Artist Michael Butterfield
    Length (cm) 5
    Materials Brass
    Shipping Time Ready to ship in 8-15 Business Days
    Location 75006, Paris 6e Arrondissement, France

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