Diptych Dial, by Thomas Tucher, Nuremberg, c. "Diptych dials are portable instruments, usually made from ivory. They were mainly produced in Nuremberg from the late fifteenth century onwards. They are based on the principles of vertical and horizonta
Antique Clocks : Astronomical table clock – Date: first quarter century Culture: German, Augsburg Medium: Case of gilt bronze and gilt brass; dials partly of silver and partly of gilt brass; movement of gilt brass and steel -Read More –
The rectangular tortoise-shell veneered clock case is canted at the corners and arches above the dial to support a dome surmounted by a tall baluster-shaped gilt-bronze finial. The case is supported on four double-scroll gilt-bronze feet.