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Cube Sundial

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Birmingham Museums and Art Gallery

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Basic Information

Accession Number:1965T5090
Collection:Social History - Pinto Collection
Date:1750 - 1800

Maker Information

Manufacturer:I G Kleininger - View biography for I G Kleininger

Notes

This cube sundial was made by J.G. Kleininger, a well-known maker of mathematical and scientific intruments in the second half of the 18th centuy. His work is represented in many museum collections. It is adjustable on a turned beechwood stand, and has printed paper dials to each surface of the cube.

Purchased from Edward H Pinto, 1965.

Further Information

Production Period:18th century
Material(s):Brass
Place of Origin:France/Switzerland

Dimensions

Height:25 cm