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Lienhard Miller, sundial, 1620. Ivory. Germany ©LHH 

Diptych dials became popular during the 16th and 17th centuries. They were used as portable timepieces. The sun was used for telling time during the day, and the moon at night. Miller was a famous instrument maker who worked in Nuremberg. Not all sundials were signed, but many bore punchmarks of the makers, in this case a fleur-de-lys. Source

design-is-fine:

Lienhard Miller, sundial, 1620. Ivory. Germany ©LHH 

Diptych dials became popular during the 16th and 17th centuries. They were used as portable timepieces. The sun was used for telling time during the day, and the moon at night. Miller was a famous instrument maker who worked in Nuremberg. Not all sundials were signed, but many bore punchmarks of the makers, in this case a fleur-de-lys. Source