An interesting Nuremberg diptych sundial Signed LEONHART MILLER and dated 1652.
Left 1 pin gnomon dial for length of days numbered 8-16 and zodiac symbols , with surface at center.
Left 2-A horizontal dial 5-12-7 ,pin gnomon dial for Babylonian and Italian hours, well decorate with stars , moon and sun.
Left 2-B Lunar volvelle with stamped disc.



ivory diptych sundial  MILLER Leonhart and dated 1652.
Leaf 1a of this rectangular ivory diptych sundial has a wind rose (sun-face motif) with sixteen points labeled in German. .

A foliate decoration extends around the rose and a metal protrusion is at each corner. A small circle near the hinge shows the north point in compass in leaf below. The pin for a hook which holds the diptych open also is missing.

Leaf 1b contains a pin gnomon and dial labeled “QUANTITAS DIEI” (length of day). It is calibrated along a diagonal from left to right from 8 to 16 by ones.

Zodiacal symbols are around the edges of the top. Below the zodiac is a vertical dial labeled from VI to XII to VI in Gothic-style Roman numerals.

A sun face is at the center, small decorative stamps are along the top, and two engravings of a comet or meteor are near the hinge.

A string gnomon connects leaves 1b and 2a. Leaf 2a contains a horizontal dial for an approximate latitude of 48-49 degrees.

The dial is calibrated from 4 to 12 to 8 by units with asterisks at the half-hour points. An inset compass with glass and needle is labeled with abbreviations of the four Latin directions. Near “OCCI” is a fleur de lis.

The compass is offset for variation at approximately five degrees east and twenty degrees west.

Below the compass and hour dial is a pin gnomon dial for Babylonian hours (calibrated 1 to 14 in red) and Italian hours (calibrated 10 to 23 in black).

A mark below this reads: LEONHART MILLER 1652 This Ivory sundial Leonhart Miller is in good condition.

Ivory diptych sundial  Miller Leonhart Museum Piece are difficult to find in the market

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