Cheshire Antiques Consultant
Cheshire Antiques Consultant is located in Chester, UK
Roman Style Stone Garden Bronze Floral Sundial "Sunny Hour"
REF: 445886d / LA343600
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1 Fine Roman Style Vintage 20th Century Weathered Stone Garden Bronze Floral Sundial. It has the inscription on the bronze sundial top Sunny Hours also with Roman number numerals. A feature that stands out are the intricate decorations all around with acanthus leaves & sun flowers & images of Roman people wearing gowns. A great focal feature 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 Easter gift. Origin bought from out of a fine walled English garden. Made of the finest reconstituted cast stone & it is fully frostproof. Circa late end 20th century & made in the UK. Very heavy weighing around 23kg 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. Viewings are welcome by appointment only for customer support please send a message thankyou. Cash upon collection is welcome. We offer our clients exceptional professional customer service. Browse our other exciting collections available in our shop gallery, happy shopping. Dimensions in inches & centimetres approximate 30.31" High (77cm) 8.68" Width of central column (22cm) 6.69" Length depth of top (17cm)
Cheshire Antiques Consultant has clarified that the Roman Style Stone Garden Bronze Floral Sundial "Sunny Hour" (LA343600) is genuinely of the period declared with the date/period of manufacture being 20th Century
Offered in fine used condition with natural weathering wear. Having old paint flaking. Some minor chips and small holes in places.
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This Roman Style Stone Garden Bronze Floral Sundial "Sunny Hour" is located in Chester, UK