This attractive wrought iron, ornamental, armillary sundial would make a beautiful focal point for any garden. Painted black with ball gnomon. This sundial also comes in a vintage verdigris finish.
Handmade in 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."
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