Johann Martin in Augspurg, 48 x 48 mm, circa 1700
An Augsburg miniature sun dial with original box
Case: firegilt brass and silver, square plate decorated with floral engravings, the back side with engraved city names, signed. Dial: applied silver hour chapter ring with Arabic numerals, the glazed centre set with a compass, brass hand.
Johann Martin (1642-1721)
Johann Martin was one of the finest dial makers in Augsburg, celebrated for the quality of the pieces that he produced. He designed many different types of sundials and perfected them together with his step-brother Johann Willebrand.
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