Garden Armillary Sphere, 20″

Hand made wrought iron, ornamental, armillary sundial with a ball gnomon set on a simple round base.  Painted black, this sundial also comes in a vintage verdigris finish.

Shown here with the Medieval Pedestal, sold separately.

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."

To learn more about sundials and armillaries, please visit our blog.


This product is currently out of stock, however we would be delighted to have this piece custom made for you!

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