Galerie Delalande Paris

Universal octogonal sundial signed Hager (for Johann Melchior) in gilt brass with the family particularity of a weather vane of winds.

It lays in its leather case with geometric designs in glazed leather and bears at back exclusively the latitudes of German cities, Amsterdam, Prague and Vienna.

Maker : Johann Melchior Hager 1642/1713, active in Frankfurt and related to Wolfgang Hager active in Wolffenbüttel at the same period whose an example is described and illustrated p 174/175 in “Sundials – Dominique & Eric Delalande – Paris 2013”

Reference : “Uhren und Wissenschaftliche Instumente der Familie Hager – Günther Oestmann -Stadtisches Museum Braunschweig”.

Made in Frankfurt circa 1690.

Reference : D ex PO E

Price on request.


Also discover many more sundials and equinoxial rings in the dedicated section of our French website : « Cadrans solaires et anneaux équinoxiaux ».