Baroque Armillary Sundial
Italian: Mid 20th Century
Gilt iron and gilt wood
20 inches high, 9.5 inches diameter sphere, 5 inches diameter base
An armillary sundial with a gilt iron sphere, painted Roman numerals on the zodiac band, and a central arrow. It is mounted on a gilt wood leaf-carved stand in the Baroque taste. Decorative, apparently intended for indoor use.
Condition: Very good, with wear to painted numerals and gilt base, some oxidation to iron.