Ambrosiana

Clock with astrolabe Sconosciuto

Clock with astrolabe

Sconosciuto

  • TITLE

    : Clock with astrolabe
  • AUTHOR

    : Sconosciuto
  • DATE

    : c. 1590 - 1610
  • TYPE

    : Object
  • TECNIQUE

    : Golden metal
  • DIMENSIONS

    : 32.3 cm
  • SUBJECT

    :
  • SCUOLA PITTORICA

    :
  • ROOM

    : 8

The surface of this elegant clock is sumptuously decorated with plant motifs. As well as telling the time, the various dials also show the position of the sun and moon, the days of the week, the length of the day and night, the signs of the zodiac, and other special time measurements.

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  • TITLE

    Clock with astrolabe
  • AUTHOR

    Sconosciuto
  • DATE

    c. 1590 - 1610
  • TYPE

    Object
  • TECNIQUE

    Golden metal
  • DIMENSIONS

    32.3 cm
  • SUBJECT

  • SCUOLA PITTORICA

  • ROOM

    8

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