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Antique SILVER BARADELLE a Paris Sundial,Signed

$17,750.00

Offered for sale is the very rare antique SILVER BARADELLE a Paris France Sundial, with case, circa 1701-1750.

Description: Octagonal Louis XVI SILVER sundial and compass, 2�-inches in original fish-skin case, by Baradelle, Paris, France, 1701-1750. For use in range of latitudes 40-60.

References: The early Scientific Instruments Arthur Frank Collection by R. H. Nuttall, PhD., Charles Frank ltd., Glasgow; Scientific Instruments of the 17th & 18th Centuries and their Makers, by Maurice Daumas, Portman Books, London, First English Edition, 1972; Early Scientific Instruments, Europe 1400-1800, by Anthony Turner, Sotheby's Publications, First Edition 1987, ISBN 0 85667 319 6

Provenance: Sotheby's Auction

Baradelle family nationality: French Brief Bio: active 1752-1814, mathematical, nautical & scientific instrument maker, Paris, France

Traded at Quay de l'Horloge, Paris France (1774-1814). Use for Jean-Louis-Jacques (father, active 1752-94) or Nicholas Eloi (son, active 1774-1814), instrument signed just Baradelle,/P>

Object Name: horizontal sundial

Maker: Baradelle

Place Made: Paris, France

Date Made: 1701-1750

Material: silver

Measurements: sundial: 11 mm x 71 mm x 63 mm. Case: 19 mm x 82 mm x 72 mm.

Mid 18th century silver French ‘Butterfield’-type pocket sundial by ‘BARADELLE a Paris’. The instrument has a good aged patina and measures 75 x 68 mm circa 1701-1750. The original case is well preserved and measures 85 X 78 mm.

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