Accession No

0856


Brief Description

Japanese scaphe dial, 19th C


Origin

Japan


Maker


Class

dials


Earliest Date

Jan. 1, 1800


Latest Date

Dec. 31, 1900


Inscription Date


Material

metal (brass, white metal, steel); glass


Dimensions


Special Collection

Robert Whipple collection


Provenance

Purchased from Mal. Gardiner in 12/1922.


Inscription


Description Notes

Circular brass hinged case with relief decoration in white metal of flowers and foliage. Brass handle.
One half with inset compass with cardinal points and 12 points marked around edge. Other half with scaphe dial with chinese hours set around it and Japanese hours marked in the bowl; pin gnomon.

good condition


References


Events


FM:39733

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