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Dimensions: H 14.75 in. W 14.75 in. D 2.5 in.
Dealer Location: Amsterdam, NL
Materials & Techniques: Slate
French Early 19th Century Engraved Slate Sundial, ...
Antique Early 19th Century French Sundials
Slate
Wonderful and rare piece. Slate sundail from the year 1814. Weathered and some small losses.
Dimensions: H 28.5 in. W 34.5 in. D 2.5 in.
Dealer Location: West Palm Beach, FL
Materials & Techniques: Marble
19th Century French Cadran Solaire Sundial in Marb...
Antique Late 19th Century French Sundials
Marble
A hand-carved French sundial out of Biancone marble with very detailed inserts out of Rojo Alicante marble. These wall mount sundials have always been a testimony of richness in history...
English Garden Column Sun Dial
Dimensions: H 27 in. W 10.5 in. D 10.5 in.
Dealer Location: Austin, TX
Materials & Techniques: Bronze, Cast Stone
English Garden Column Sun Dial
Early 20th Century English Sundials
Bronze, Cast Stone
A Fine English garden column sundial of composition or garden stone featuring a bronze dial inscribed with Roman numerals, cardinal directions and the following quote: "I only count you...
Vintage Garden Armillary on Stand
Dimensions: H 5 ft. 10 in. Dm 15.5 in.
Dealer Location: Bridgeport, CT
Materials & Techniques: Wrought Iron
Vintage Garden Armillary on Stand
20th Century Rustic Sundials
Wrought Iron
Very well made with great form and good weight. Wrought iron armillary in old white paint with gilt arrow, raised on a black painted iron tiered openwork Stand. Condition: weathered fi...
Large English Armillary on Pedestal
Dimensions: H 6 ft. 2 in. W 23 in. D 23 in.
Dealer Location: Stockton, NJ
Materials & Techniques: Iron, Cast Stone
Large English Armillary on Pedestal
Early 20th Century English Sundials
Iron, Cast Stone
Large and impressive wrought iron armillary on associated laurel motif cast stone pedestal. Armillary measures 17" D x 45" H and pedestal measures 23" W x 23" D x 28.5" H.
Rare Atlas Fireclay Sundial by Compton Potteries
Dimensions: H 34 in. W 13.5 in. D 10 in.
Dealer Location: Woodbury, CT
Materials & Techniques: Bronze, Terracotta
Rare Atlas Fireclay Sundial by Compton Potteries
Robert Compton Pottery
Early 20th Century British Arts and Crafts Sundials
Bronze, Terracotta
This is by far our most unusual sundial and one of our all-time favorites! Even though Atlas (who is holding the "world," bisected by the demilune bronze gnomon) has lost his head, the ...
Dimensions: H 40 in. W 17 in. D 17 in.
Dealer Location: Woodbury, CT
Materials & Techniques: Bronze, Slate, Sandstone
18th Century Rustic Stone and Slate Sundial
Antique 18th Century British Rustic Sundials
Bronze, Slate, Sandstone
This rustic sundial was hand-carved from stone and features its original and scribed slate dial plate with replaced bronze gnomon. Although the octagonal dialplate has suffered losses o...
Dimensions: H 4 ft. Dm 24 in.
Dealer Location: Woodbury, CT
Materials & Techniques: Bronze, Stone
Important Signed 19th Century English Stone Sundia...
John Smyth of Dublin
Antique 19th Century British Victorian Sundials
Bronze, Stone
Without a doubt, this is the most magnificent and important sundial we have ever owned. The 40" hi fluted octagonal pedestal is carved from a single piece of Yorkstone, lightly weathere...
Dimensions: H 4 ft. 4 in. Dm 6 ft.
Dealer Location: Woodbury, CT
Materials & Techniques: Aluminum, Cast Stone
Six Foot Diameter English Cast Stone Sundial with ...
20th Century English Sundials
Aluminum, Cast Stone
Without a doubt, this is the most unique piece we`ve unearthed all season! Fabricated from six foot diameter cast stone in 10 contiguous pieces and topped with an immense aluminum gnomo...
Antique French Garden Sundial, circa 1890
Dimensions: H 4.5 in. W 12.75 in. D 12.75 in.
Dealer Location: Houston, TX
Materials & Techniques: Metal, Slate
Antique French Garden Sundial, circa 1890
Antique 1890s French French Provincial Sundials
Metal, Slate
Receive our new selections direct from 1stdibs by email each week. Please click on “Follow Dealer” button below and see them first! An antique French working sundial originally placed ...
Dimensions: H 42.5 in. Dm 18 in.
Dealer Location: Woodbury, CT
Materials & Techniques: Bronze, Stone
Period English 18th Century Stone Sundial
John Whitehurst
Antique 18th Century English Sundials
Bronze, Stone
This vase form carved stone sundial in four parts is truly special. With its octagonal foot and scalloped top, the carved stone pedestal is a work of art and dates to the first half of ...
Dimensions: H 2.88 in. Dm 2 in.
Dealer Location: New Orleans, LA
Materials & Techniques: Brass, Bronze
Early Equatorial Sun Ring Dial
Antique 17th Century German Other Sundials
Brass, Bronze
A unique and beautiful melding of science and art, this early equatorial sun ring dial is a treasure of horological design. Crafted of a gorgeous pair of brass and bronze rings, this el...
Elegant Welsh Carved Stone Sundial
Dimensions: H 13.39 in. W 4.72 in. D 4.72 in.
Dealer Location: Woodbury, CT
Materials & Techniques: Bronze, Stone
Elegant Welsh Carved Stone Sundial
Early 20th Century Welsh Edwardian Sundials
Bronze, Stone
We rarely find sundials with simple, elegant lines such as these, but this one is a Stand-out. In three parts, and with its original bronze octagonal plate and straight gnomon, it would...
Dimensions: H 6 ft. 1 in. Dm 18 in.
Dealer Location: Woodbury, CT
Materials & Techniques: Aluminum, Brass, Copper, Stone
Swedish Armillary on 19th Century Carved Stone Ped...
Antique 19th Century Scottish Sundials
Aluminum, Brass, Copper, Stone
This figural armillary of Atlas, constructed of brass and aluminum with a copper numeric banding, hails from Sweden and dates to around 1980. We have repainted it in matte black and mou...
Dimensions: H 36.5 in. W 13.25 in. D 13.25 in.
Dealer Location: 3 Oaks, MI
Materials & Techniques: Terracotta
Terracotta Neoclassical Pedestal Base Iron Sundial...
Antique Late 19th Century Neoclassical Sundials
Terracotta
Cast iron sundial with a terracotta neoclassical pedestal. Featuring cast figures along the perimeter of the base and wreaths wrapped around the bottom and top of the pedestal. Lovely...
Dimensions: H 4 ft. 7 in. W 22 in. D 16 in.
Dealer Location: Denver, CO
Antique Early 20th Century Danish Sun Clock Garden...
Early 20th Century Danish Sundials
Antique garden ornament from Denmark, circa 1920-1940, known as a Sun Clock or Armillary, with a cast metal figure holding spherical rings and mounted on a stone base (like Atlas holdin...
Dimensions: H 30.5 in. Dm 10 in.
Dealer Location: Charleston, SC
Materials & Techniques: Iron, Paint
American Cast Iron Sun Dial on Floral Pedestal, Ci...
Antique 1840s American American Empire Sundials
Iron, Paint
American cast iron sun dial with a painted floral pedestal resting on a circular ringed base, Mid-19th Century. Sundial is 10" diameter at top and 9.5 " diameter at base.
Dimensions: H 27.5 in. W 31.5 in. D 16.25 in.
Dealer Location: Haddonfield, NJ
Materials & Techniques: Copper, Iron
European Armillary Sundial on Zodiac Stand
Antique Early 1900s Swedish Neoclassical Sundials
Copper, Iron
Celestial globe sundial, on a neoclassical copper stand with zodiac figures. Stone base.
Georgian Square Bronze Sundial
Dimensions: H 0.79 in. Dm 10.63 in.
Dealer Location: Wormelow, GB
Materials & Techniques: Bronze
Georgian Square Bronze Sundial
Antique Mid-18th Century English Georgian Sundials
Bronze
An English, Georgian period bronze sundial with gnomon.
Dimensions: H 47.24 in. Dm 31.89 in.
Dealer Location: Richebourg, FR
Materials & Techniques: Stone
Old Composite Stone Altar Serving as Sundial, 19th...
Antique Mid-19th Century French Napoleon III Sundials
Stone
Dated from the 19th century, old composite stone altar serving as sundial. The plate, composed of 12 heads of gods of antiquity and a sundial, rests on a round base, molded and decorate...
Dimensions: H 0.79 in. W 2.76 in. D 2.76 in.
Dealer Location: Milan, IT
Brass Sundial Made in the Mid-19th Century
Antique 1850s French Sundials
Brass sundial placed in its original oak wooden box. Cm 7 x 7 x 2 (h). Very good condition and fully functional.
Dimensions: H 0.91 in. W 2.76 in. D 2.76 in.
Dealer Location: Milan, IT
Rare Sundial, Mid-19th Century
Antique 1850s French Sundials
Rare sundial of engraved brass placed in its original oak wooden box. The gnomon is a brass bird that casts its shadow on a dial graduated with the daytime. To read correctly the hour, ...
Dimensions: H 1.57 in. Dm 2.17 in.
Dealer Location: Milan, IT
Rare Compass and Sundial Together
Antique Early 19th Century German Sundials
Rare compass and sundial together, German manufacture of the early 19th century, placed in a turned boxwood box with cover. The compass card with eight winds, complete with inscriptions...
Dimensions: H 6 ft. W 18.11 in. D 18.11 in.
Materials & Techniques: Metal, Terracotta
Bronze and Wrought Iron Armillary Sphere Mounted o...
Antique 1890s English Renaissance Revival Sundials
Metal, Terracotta
The sphere is early 20th century and the terracotta base 19th century. The pedestal is beautifully decorated and is standing on four paw feet. Because of the vulnerable material ther...
Naire and Blunt Sundial
Dimensions: H 0.1 in. Dm 6 in.
Dealer Location: Lincolnshire, GB
Naire and Blunt Sundial
Antique Late 18th Century English Sundials
A small example of a bronze sundial by London makers Naire and Blunt.
Andreas Vogler Sundial
Dimensions: H 0.1 in. W 0.1 in. D 0.1 in.
Dealer Location: Lincolnshire, GB
Andreas Vogler Sundial
Antique Late 18th Century German Sundials
An 18th century pocket sundial.
Rare 18th Century French Silver Sundial
Dimensions: H 0.1 in. W 0.1 in. D 0.1 in.
Dealer Location: Lincolnshire, GB
Rare 18th Century French Silver Sundial
Antique Early 18th Century French Sundials
A rare silver French sundial by Haye of Paris in the German style with fine quality engraving.
Dimensions: H 34 in. W 6.5 in. D 6.5 in.
Dealer Location: Los Angeles, CA
Materials & Techniques: Iron, Wood
Iron Orrery with Gilding with hand formed orbital ...
20th Century Sundials
Iron, Wood
Outstanding Orrery - this decorative custom Orrery is made of iron, with giltwood and brass planet details - Hand turned wood capital rests on a heavy iron raised platform. A substant...
19th Century Armillary Sphere Sundial
Dimensions: H 6 ft. 6.7 in. W 11.81 in. D 11.81 in.
Dealer Location: Wormelow, GB
Materials & Techniques: Steel, Carrara Marble
19th Century Armillary Sphere Sundial
Antique Late 19th Century English Late Victorian Sundials
Steel, Carrara Marble
19th century Carrara marble pedestal with associated 20th century armillary sphere.   
Dimensions: H 5.51 in. W 11.02 in. D 11.02 in.
Dealer Location: Wormelow, GB
Materials & Techniques: Bronze
Early 19th Century Octagonal Bronze Sundial Plate ...
Antique Early 1800s English George III Sundials
Bronze
Octagonal bronze sundial plate dated 1808.
Rare Portuguese marble scratch sundial, late 18th Century
Dimensions: H 11 ft. 8.6 in. W 4 ft. 3.2 in. D 24.41 in.
Dealer Location: Petworth, GB
Rare Portuguese marble scratch sundial, late 18th ...
Antique Late 17th Century Portuguese Other Sundials
Reputedly of royal provenance. The top with cherubs flanking an urn, below the dial a large palmette, on a breakfront column base.
Dimensions: H 46 in. W 12 in. D 12 in.
Dealer Location: London, GB
Materials & Techniques: Terracotta
Compton Pottery Cobra Cherub Terracotta Sundial, c...
Unknown
Early 20th Century British Arts and Crafts Sundials
Terracotta
A rare terracotta Compton Potters Arts guild sun dial; circa 1900, known as the “Cobra Sun Dial”; illustrated in their catalogues at the time; this version surmounted with the separate ...
Antique Brass Sundial
Dimensions: H 12 in. W 12 in. D 0.5 in.
Dealer Location: Hopewell, NJ
Materials & Techniques: Brass
Antique Brass Sundial
Antique 19th Century English Sundials
Brass
Antique solid brass sundial with wonderful patina. Markings include "J. Adams, London" in script, directionals "N, S, E, W, NW, NE, SW, SE" and phrase "Here Today Gone Tomorrow". Roman ...
18th Century Armillary Sundial
Dimensions: H 5 ft. 10.1 in. W 20.87 in. D 20.87 in.
Dealer Location: Amsterdam, NL
Materials & Techniques: Iron, Limestone, Wood
18th Century Armillary Sundial
Antique Mid-18th Century Dutch Sundials
Iron, Limestone, Wood
With iron armillary sphere. In the 18th century the armillary sundial became popular. It was favored because of its ornamental appearance in the garden. More sculpture than timepiece...
Brass Sundial
Dimensions: H 12 in. W 10 in. D 4.5 in.
Dealer Location: Chicago, IL
Materials & Techniques: Brass
Brass Sundial
Antique 1890s American Sundials
Brass
Brass wall-mount sundial from the Mosser Mansion in Pennsylvania. This 19th century casting of the 17th century English original bears a Latin inscription referring to blessed solitude,...
Dimensions: H 5 in. Dm 10 in.
Dealer Location: Vienna, AT
Materials & Techniques: Iron
Decorative Iron Sundial, German, Bauhaus Style, 19...
Mid-20th Century French Mid-Century Modern Sundials
Iron
A beautiful sundial, made of iron, made in Germany in the 1950s with nice patina.
Rectangular Stone Sundial, 19th Century
Dimensions: H 21.26 in. W 13.78 in. D 1.97 in.
Dealer Location: Richebourg, FR
Materials & Techniques: Stone
Rectangular Stone Sundial, 19th Century
Antique Mid-19th Century French Napoleon III Sundials
Stone
Dating from the 19th century, rectangular stone sundial whose hours are written in Arabic numerals. Lack needle, whose shadow indicates the hours.
Witch Ball on a Stand
Dimensions: H 4 ft. 11.1 in. W 14.17 in. D 14.17 in.
Dealer Location: den Haag, NL
Materials & Techniques: Glass, Iron
Witch Ball on a Stand
Mid-20th Century German Romantic Sundials
Glass, Iron
Witch balls are traditionally made in Eastern Europe to keep away the birds from, The fruits. They were frightened at the sight of their flying image in these round mirrors. In the 18t...
19th Century Limestone Sundial
Dimensions: H 38 in. W 10 in. D 10 in.
Dealer Location: Atlanta, GA
19th Century Limestone Sundial
Antique 19th Century English Sundials
Carved Limestone Top with Forged Iron Base, Late 19th Century
19th Century Sundial
Dimensions: H 38 in. W 10 in. D 10 in.
Dealer Location: Atlanta, GA
19th Century Sundial
Antique 19th Century British Sundials
English 19th Century Sandstone Sundial
Dimensions: H 38 in. Dm 22 in.
Dealer Location: Charleston, SC
English Lead Sundial On Painted Wood Base . Circa ...
Antique 1840s British William IV Sundials
English lead sundial resting on fluted painted circular wood base. Mid 19th Century
Marble Sundial
Dimensions: H 41 in. W 14 in. D 14 in.
Dealer Location: Culver City, CA
Materials & Techniques: Marble, Iron
Marble Sundial
Vintage 1950s Sundials
Marble, Iron
Tall Mid-Century marble sundial with iron top. American.
Armillary Brass Sphere
Dimensions: H 14.57 in. Dm 10.63 in.
Dealer Location: New York, NY
Materials & Techniques: Brass
Armillary Brass Sphere
20th Century French Sundials
Brass
original
Barker & Sons Bronze and Limestone Sundial
Dimensions: H 4 ft. W 22 in. D 22 in.
Dealer Location: Mt Kisco, NY
Barker & Sons Bronze and Limestone Sundial
Antique 19th Century Unknown Sundials
Barker & Sons London, bronze and limestone sundial having an unusually large dial and gnomon
Dimensions: H 1.75 in. W 2.75 in. D 2 in.
Dealer Location: Milan, IT
Materials & Techniques: Brass, Glass
A 19th Century Silvered And Gilt Brass Horizontal ...
Jacques Linedal
Antique 19th Century French Sundials
Brass, Glass
A rare 19th Century silvered and gilt-brass horizontal compass-sundial, signed Jacques Linedal fecit a Dipee, Lat. 49, with folding scroll support gnomon, the compass with blued needle,...
Faux Bois Stone Sundial
Dimensions: H 32 in. Dm 11.5 in.
Dealer Location: Kilmarnock, VA
Materials & Techniques: Stone, Bronze
Faux Bois Stone Sundial
Antique 19th Century Sundials
Stone, Bronze
A massive sundial made from hand-carved brownstone simulating the shorn limbs of an old tree and topped with its original verdigris bronze dial plate.