Middle Eastern Sundial

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Antique Sundial/Compass for Islamic Market

$550.00

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Large Antique Middle Eastern, late 1800’s – early 1900’s Sundial Compass for the Islamic or Arabic market. Also called Astrolab Heavy brass with hand chased incised designs depicting the sign of the zodiac, as well as other measurements specific to its use in identifying the location of Mecca. Charts on both front and back suggest its use on either sea or land. Compass is located under a glass plate surrounded by a pierce brass panel with quatrefoil design and 24 marked hours. Compass pointer is made of iron. Hinged sundial pointer is a brass cutout of a man riding a horse. Compass size is 3-3/8″; Sundial is 9-3/8″ dia. Reasonable offers considered

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  • Store Name: AllDay Sales
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  • Address: 3 Jason Drive
    Ringgold, GA 30736
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