Geographische Universal - Zeig und Schlag-Uhr
"Geographische Universal - Zeig und Schlag-Uhr"
Copper etching. Original hand coloring. Published by Johann Baptist Homann in Nuremberg.Ca. 1730/40.
Astronomical clock showing the northern hemisphere in day and night during the course of sun and earth for 24 hours. The legend left and right of clock explains the astronomical connections. It is surrounded by the Zodiac symbols. For collectors: California is shown as an island.
The clock was built by famous Nuremberg clock maker Zacharias Land(t)eck
Except for some traces of age and use: Very good condition. The narrow margins have been professionally widened.
Ca. 49 x 57,5 cm (ca. 19.3 x 22.6")