Here we have a Vintage Antique Chinese Diptych Dial, Sundial and recessed Compass with Chinese lettering, with blue needle in a fitted fruitwood case with the hours in numbers 4 to 12 to 8. It is 2 7/8″ by 2″ wide and is believed to be about 1700 AD and in very fine working condition. There is brass hardware to open and securely close it and a paper insert on the lid for operation instructions (see photos) and a string gnomon. This is a genuine antique! . Remember – Fake news and fake antiques are fakes! This instrument is guaranteed to be an antique original not a reproduction! This sundial is in the found condition and could use a good home. Please mouse over photos to view a high resolution images. This antique vintage sundial would make a wonderful addition to that antique scientific instrument collection when placed in a prominent position to the envy of all who observe! Please note that the photos form a part of the condition description. The item “Antique Chinese Fruitwood Diptych Sundial Compass in Fitted Wood Case” is in sale since Friday, May 10, 2019. This item is in the category “Antiques\Maritime\Maritime Compasses”. The seller is “captainmadison” and is located in Washington Crossing, Pennsylvania. This item can be shipped worldwide.
- Primary Material: Brass
- Maker: unknown
- Original/Reproduction: Antique Original
- Features: Handmade
- Time Period, War: 1700s
- Military Branch: n/a
- Country/Region of Origin: China