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English 1860s Baluster-Shaped Sandstone Sundial with Verdigris Bronze Dial
English 1860s Baluster-Shaped Sandstone Sundial wi...
Antique Mid-19th Century English Sundials
Bronze, Sandstone
An English sandstone baluster-shaped sundial with bronze dial from the mid 19th century. This English sundial features a lovely baluster shape, topped with a bronze dial revealing a lov...
Mid Century American Sundial

Mid Century American Sundial
Vintage 1950s Sundials
Marble, Iron
A fluted column serves as a platform to hold this detailed iron sundial inscribed with the words "Light Following Darkness"
16th Century Slate Stone and Bronze Sundial
16th Century Slate Stone and Bronze Sundial
Antique 16th Century European Sundials
Bronze, Slate
A 16th century slate stone sundial with bronze gnomon (the gnomon is not original).
Swedish Armillary on 19th Century Carved Stone Pedestal
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...
Bronze Serpent Armillary on Tall French Limestone Pedestal
Bronze Serpent Armillary on Tall French Limestone ...
Antique Late 18th Century French Sundials
Bronze, Limestone
The rare form of this bronze serpent armillary, its large size and gorgeous verdigris patina make it a most desirable piece. The armillary features a fanged serpent, stunning bas relief...
English Late 19th Century Sundial with Carved Limestone and Bronze Top
English Late 19th Century Sundial with Carved Lime...
Antique Late 19th Century English Sundials
Bronze, Sandstone
An English sundial from the late 19th century, with carved limestone and bronze top. This English sundial features an obelisk-shaped base, raised on a pyramidal plinth, with cut-off top...
Large Swedish Copper Garden Sundial, 1960

Large Swedish Copper Garden Sundial, 1960
Vintage 1960s Swedish Sundials
Copper
Large Swedish copper garden sundial, 1960. This garden sundial is slightly larger in size than the other sundials that we have for sale. It is in a very nice condition without any dama...
Large Swedish Copper Garden Sundial, 1950

Large Swedish Copper Garden Sundial, 1950
Vintage 1950s Swedish Sundials
Copper
Large Swedish copper Garden Sundial, 1950. A very beautiful and rare garden sundial made of copper and very nicely oxidated with a wonderful patina. This sundial has following dimensio...
18th Century Rustic Stone and Slate Sundial

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...
Important Signed 19th Century English Stone Sundial with Provenance

By John Smyth of Dublin
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...
Gerard Barrère et Thomas, Globe Made circa 1950 on Mahogany Base

By Gerard Barrère & Thomas
Gerard Barrère et Thomas, Globe Made circa 1950 on...
Gerard Barrère & Thomas
Vintage 1950s French Sundials
Metal, Mahogany, Paper
Globe displaying the world map on a 1:40 000 000 Meter scale. Made by Gerard Barrère et Thomas, circa 1950. Globe rotates within metal ruler. Ruler rotates on wood base. Language on...
Elegant Welsh Carved Stone Sundial

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...
Period English 18th Century Stone Sundial

By John Whitehurst
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 ...
Swedish Atlas Armillary Sundial Mounted on Hand-Ca...
Mid-20th Century Swedish Sundials
Metal, Copper, Stone
A Swedish armillary of Atlas mounted onto stone plinth. This vintage Swedish armillary sundial is supported on the single arm of mighty Atlas, and is accented with a copper numeric band...
English Sundial with Scalloped Edge

English Sundial with Scalloped Edge
Unknown
Antique 19th Century English Neoclassical Sundials
Sandstone
A carved stone baluster, the top with reverse scalloped edge, surmounted by bronze sundial plate, English, circa 1870. Measure: 40 ins. high overall, extension on bottom meant to be bur...
American Cast Stone Sundial with Cast Iron Plate

American Cast Stone Sundial with Cast Iron Plate
Early 20th Century American Sundials
Iron, Cast Stone
This lovely and unusual form sundial in four parts is a marriage between an American cast stone pedestal with anthemion leaf decoration and a late 19th century American cast iron sundia...
Sun Dial Cast Stone

Sun Dial Cast Stone
Vintage 1940s American Sundials
Cast Stone
A cast stone sun dial. This sundial has the most ornate detailed ornate cast stone column. The metal sundial with a nice patina.
Large Swedish Mid-20th Century Wrought Iron and Copper Garden Sundial

By Sune Rooth
Large Swedish Mid-20th Century Wrought Iron and Co...
Sune Rooth
Vintage 1950s Swedish Sundials
Copper, Wrought Iron
Large Swedish mid-20th century wrought iron and copper garden sundial. A rare and beautiful garden sundial made of wrought iron and copper. The fish that holds the sundial is made of m...
Swedish Mid-20th Century Wrought Iron and Copper Garden Sundial
Swedish Mid-20th Century Wrought Iron and Copper G...
Vintage 1950s Swedish Sundials
Copper, Wrought Iron
Swedish Mid-20th century wrought iron and copper garden sundial. Another beautiful sundial that we have for sale, this one is painted black and have copper dials with an arrow across t...
Six Foot Diameter English Cast Stone Sundial with Scrolled Gnomon
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...
Large Wrought Iron Clock Face

Large Wrought Iron Clock Face
20th Century Unknown Industrial Sundials
Large weather iron 42 inch clock face with roman numerals. This is a decorative wall decoration with gilt numerals, hour and minute hand that is not a time piece. The hands are stationa...
Strikingly Large Black Iron and Tessellated Stone ...
Maitland Smith
Vintage 1980s Philippine Sundials
Stone, Iron
Strikingly large Maitland Smith armillary on a black tessellated base. Made of solid iron, the armillary measures 39” tall on a 12.5” base. There are nine iron rings that rotate around ...
18th Century Sundial

18th Century Sundial
Antique Mid-18th Century English George II Sundials
An original 18th century sundial pedestal base with a later bronze armillary sphere. The pedestal base was carved from Ketton stone.
Armillary Brass Sphere

Armillary Brass Sphere
20th Century French Sundials
Brass
Original armillary brass sphere.
Georgian Slate and Bronze Sundial Inscribed ‘GEORGE ANDERSON’ Dated 1818

Georgian Slate and Bronze Sundial Inscribed ‘GEORG...
Antique 1810s Sundials
Bronze, Slate
Georgian slate and bronze sundial inscribed ‘GEORGE ANDERSON’ dated 1818. Bronze gnomon in the shape of 57 reflecting the 'latitude 57°, 30" ' inscribed along the front edge.
Brass Sundial

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,...
White Marble and Bronze Noonday Cannon Sundial wit...
Antique 19th Century English Sundials
Bronze, Terracotta, Marble
This sundial is by Louis Marie Arthur Chevalier (1830-1874). This sundial is inscribed ‘CONSTRUIT PAR ARTHUR CHEVALIER PALAIS’. It is based on a noonday cannon comissioned by the Sun K...
Rare Atlas Fireclay Sundial by Compton Potteries

By Robert Compton Pottery
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 ...
Vintage Mill 'Stone'

Vintage Mill 'Stone'
Early 20th Century American Country Sundials
Concrete
The vintage mill 'stone' is made from cast concrete. It has the look of stone and will make a great decoration in a garden or home entrance. Diameter for the hole: 1.75".
Swedish Armillary Sculpture

Swedish Armillary Sculpture
Vintage 1940s Swedish Sundials
This figural armillary of Atlas, constructed of metal with a copper numeric banding, hails from Sweden. Original matte black finish and mounted on a well-proportioned custom wooden pede...
18th Century Slate Stone Sundial

18th Century Slate Stone Sundial
Antique Late 18th Century Italian Neoclassical Sundials
Slate
Intriguing 18th century Italian sundial in slate stone on a custom-made base. All inscriptions on this dial are in French and depict different timezones in Europe. It has beautiful engr...
Cast Stone Fluted Column Sundial

Cast Stone Fluted Column Sundial
Vintage 1920s American Greco Roman Sundials
Bronze, Cast Stone
Cast stone fluted column with bronze sundial. Dragoon supports the fixed gnomon.
Vintage English Brass Armillary Astrolabe Globe

Vintage English Brass Armillary Astrolabe Globe
20th Century British Sundials
Brass
A English vintage brass spherical armillary astrolabe globe. They were designed over 2000 years ago to solve astronomical problems, specifically to tell time.
20th Century Wall-Mounted Copper Sundial
20th Century Wall-Mounted Copper Sundial
1990s English Sundials
Copper
This sundial is signed ‘S Higgon 1990’ and is inscribed latitude 53 33 Longitude 38 m w Weight 3 kg.
Midcentury Outdoor Painted Iron Stool

Midcentury Outdoor Painted Iron Stool
Unknown
20th Century American Mid-Century Modern Sundials
Iron
The outdoor stool is sturdy and made of tubular iron soldered together and painted.
Carved Stone Sundial with Scalloped Edge

Carved Stone Sundial with Scalloped Edge
Unknown
Antique 19th Century English Neoclassical Sundials
Sandstone
A carved stone baluster, the top with reverse scalloped edge, surmounted by bronze sundial plate, English, circa 1870. Measure: 40 ins. high overall, extension on bottom meant to be bur...
Faux Bois Stone Sundial

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.
19th Century Bronze Sundial

19th Century Bronze Sundial
Antique 19th Century Sundials
Bronze
19th century bronze sundial with text and roman numerals and beautiful aged patina.
Cubic Sundial, 18th Century

By David Beringer
Cubic Sundial, 18th Century
David Beringer
Antique 1750s European Sundials
Wood, Paper
With five gnomon on each face Wood and paper enhanced watercolors Base with a compass Signed: D BERINGER Nuremberg (D like David).  
Carved Italian Marble Sundial

Carved Italian Marble Sundial
20th Century Italian Classical Roman Sundials
Marble
This beautifully carved marble sundial from Italy has a wrought iron gnomon for telling the time. As the earth rotates on its axis, the gnomon casts a shadow from the sun onto the table...
Beautiful Antique Sundial on a Stone Socle

Beautiful Antique Sundial on a Stone Socle
Antique Late 19th Century European Sundials
Nice garden item in a very good condition.
Early Edition Helix Sundial by Piet Hein for Helios, Denmark, 1986
Early Edition Helix Sundial by Piet Hein for Helio...
Piet Hein, Helios
Late 20th Century Danish Mid-Century Modern Sundials
Steel
Rare early edition Helix Sundial designed by Piet Hein for Helios in Denmark, 1986. Piet Hein designed the sundial in 1986 for the park at Egeskov Castle in Denmark. The unique featu...
Antique French Garden Sundial, circa 1890

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 ...
American Cast Iron Sun Dial on Floral Pedestal, Circa 1840

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.
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...
Brass Sundial Made in the Mid-19th Century

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. Shipping insured by Lloyd's London; it is available our free gift box (l...
Rare Sundial, Mid-19th Century

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, ...
Andreas Vogler Sundial

Andreas Vogler Sundial
Antique Late 18th Century German Sundials
An 18th century pocket sundial.
Rare Portuguese marble scratch sundial, late 18th Century
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.
18th Century Armillary Sundial

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...
Decorative Iron Sundial, German, Bauhaus Style, 1950s

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
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.
English Lead Sundial On Painted Wood Base . Circa 1840

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
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
A 19th Century Silvered And Gilt Brass Horizontal Compass Sundial.

By Jacques Linedal
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,...