Ia: Wind rose with 16 points, 16 directions labelled in German. Ib: Vertical dial labelled VI-XII-VI in black numerals.
Decorated with large six-pointed star and alternating red and black circular motifs. On top is engraved 1749 in red, possibly added by an early owner. IIa: Horizontal dial with a single scale for approx. 48° labelled 5-12-7 in black numerals. Compass bowl with pasted paper windrose.
The Karner family was a prolificent Nuremberg compass-maker family through generations, spanning from the early 17. The item "A diptych sundial late 17th by the Karner family" is in sale since Friday, October 1, 2021. This item is in the category "Antiques\Science/Medicine\Scientific Instruments". The seller is "danfrie1" and is located in MILANO. This item can be shipped worldwide.