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Masterworks of Time: George Daniels, Visionary

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Probably German
A SILVER CYLINDRICAL BOX WITH PERPETUAL CALENDAR CIRCA 1680
• the case with ribbed band, revolving cover engraved 'Imerwehrender Calender' within a tasselled banner, divisions for named saints' days and dates for Christian festivals, the centre with revolving disc with segments for the signs of the zodiac, month of year with number of days, length of day, length of night, sunrise and sunset, to the reverse shows the days of the week (in German), their planetary sign and the days of the month, the outer rim engraved with the phases of the moon
diameter 64 mm
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Masterworks of Time: George Daniels, Visionary

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London