1 Georgian Old Style Aged Stone 3 Graces & Zeus Garden Celestial Zodiac Sundial
1 ANTIQUE GEORGIAN OLD STYLE STONE 3 GRACES & ZEUS GARDEN CELESTIAL ZODIAC SUNDIAL
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- 1 Fine Antique Georgian Old Style Aged Stone 3 Graces & Zeus Garden Celestial Zodiac Sundial.
- With a beautiful cast bronze sundial plaque centre on the top showing 12 signs of the Zodiac with Roman numerals.
- Having a round top & octagonal base.
- With the 3 Graces & Zeus around the sides.
- The zodiac is an imaginary band, centred on the ecliptic, across the celestial sphere and about 16° wide, in which the Sun, Moon and the planets Mercury, Venus, Jupiter and Saturn are always located.
- The band is divided into 12 intervals of 30°, each named (the Signs of the Zodiac) after the constellation of stars which it contains.
- The sun's ecliptic longitude may be measured against this scale.
- It came from out of rather splendid large country stately home garden in Shropshire. Offered in fine used condition.
- Rather heavy 70kg approx.
- It has rather fine natural weathered aged patina.
- The top does lift off for ease of shipping.
Having various weathering wear marks commensurate with usage & age & 1 small hole in 1 of the graces heads. Also the dial top has come loose as 1 of its 2 bronze metal supports has worn away.
- Circa late 20th century, 40 years old approx.
- Made of the finest composite cast stone.
- International worldwide shipping is available please ask for quote & we can ship by pallet at reasonable cost.
- Viewings are welcome by appointment only for customer support please send us a message thankyou.
- Cash on collection is welcome.
Dimensions in Inches & Centimetres Approx
33" Total height (84cm)
15.5" Length of top (39cm)
10.5" With of bottom base (27cm)