An American white marble and bronze Noonday Gun Sundial, resting on an associated French cast iron pedestal table, Last Quarter 19th Century
This work is accompanied by a manuscript letter (torn) dated 1895 and addressed to a Mr J R Blair in Cleveland, Ohio, containing detailed instructions on how to set the dial up for various latitudes including New York.
diameter 13 in.; max elevation sundial 11 1/2 in.; height of table 28 1/4 in.
33 cm, 29.2 cm, 71.75 cm
Sotheby's Sussex, Garden, Architectural and Natural History,September 23, 2003, lots 256 (table) and 437 (sundial)