Large Fine Victorian Style 3 Cherubs Stone Sundial Fairy Brass Top
- 1 Fine Large Victorian Style 3 Cherubs Putti Weathered Stone Garden Brass Top Fairy Sundial Timepiece.
- In the wonderful Victorian style.
- A good size being 99.5cm tall.
- It has the inscription on the sundial top Brass Sundial also with Roman number numerals.
- A feature that stands out are the 3 cherubs positioned around the shell base having such intricate decorations all around with shells,rope edging.
- Also having an adorable fairy, flowers & foliage images embossed on the sundial top.
- A great focal feature centrepiece for any garden area.
- Made from the finest composite cast limestone.
- You will love the natural aged weathering to it.
- Free standing in 1 piece.
- It would make a great gift.
- Origin bought from out of a fine large country stately home garden collection.
- Made of the finest reconstituted cast stone & it is fully frostproof.
- Circa late end of 20th century & made in the UK.
- Very heavy weighing around 40kg total weight.
- A sundial is a device that tells the time of day when there is sunlight by the apparent position of the Sun in the sky. In the narrowest sense of the word, it consists of a flat plate the dial and a gnomon, which casts a shadow onto the dial.
- As the Sun appears to move across the sky, the shadow aligns with different hour lines, which are marked on the dial to indicate the time of day.
- The style is the time telling edge of the gnomon, though a singe point or nodus may be used.
- The gnomon casts a broad shadow of the style shows the time. The gnomon must be parallel to the axis of the Earth's rotation for the sundial to be accurate throughout the year.
- The gnomon angle from the horizontal is equal to the sundials geographic latitude.
- Having some imperfections commensurate with being cast made.
- Condition report
- Offered in fine used condition with natural weathering wear.
- Some minor chips and small holes in places commensurate with usage & age.
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Dimensions in inches & centimetres approximate
39.17" High (99.5cm)
10.62" Width of central column at widest point (27cm)
9.64" Length depth of top (24.5cm)
11.02 Width of the bottom base (28cm)