Carved Turned Limestone Sundial

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Hand carved natural limestone sundial pedestal with a baluster form, round capital and turned column. Round tapered pedestal base has acanthus detail below socle. Pedestal is shown with a large round stepped base also carved from limestone. Sitting on the pedestal is our 28"D Bronze Captain's Armillary. Dimensions are for the entire combination of Captains armillary, pedestal and stepped bases.

In the last picture, the pedestal is shown with our 22"D Brass Arcturus Armillary sundial.

Imported from England.

Sundials are one of the oldest tools for measuring time. The Egyptians used a shadow stick or shadow clock as early as 1500 BC. The vertical stick or "gnomon" marked the time of day by the length and position of the stick's shadow. Gnomon in Greek means "the one that knows."

To learn about sundials and armillary spheres, please visit our blog.


This product is currently out of stock, however we would be delighted to have this piece made for you!

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Product Code: AH-PED-76

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