142 - Sundial with Iron spherical Plate
A large sundial stone base decorated with drapes and flowers with leaves. On the top dial face the large round sundial is bade in iron with scripted the roman numbers hours. The round sundial ficx with the round irons parts in the stone base. The general form of the sundial base was in the antique a baluster, round or square in section, plain or enriched with sculptured ornament. Have the 18 century origin.
A sundial is always welcome in pleasure ground, not only as a distinctive ornament, but as a link with the old garden. Although in these days , when everyone carries a watch and when clocks are many, it has all but lost its original purpose, yet it is still pleasant in summer days to read the time by the sun on an old dial.
Material: White Vicenza Stone the stone pedestal and base - Round iron sundial on the top
Finishing: Grey soft finish patina
Dimensions: Stone base height 32"; Iron dial face height 28"
The sculptures dimensions could be change on client request.
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