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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...
European Armillary Sundial on Zodiac Stand
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.
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...
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...
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 ...
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...
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...
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...
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 ...
English Garden Column Sun Dial
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...
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...
Vintage English Sundial
Vintage English Sundial
20th Century British Victorian Sundials
Concrete
Vintage English composite sundial on baluster base and stepped plinth. The sundial plate is inscribed, “let others tell of storms and showers, I’ll only count your sunny hours”. Would a...
French Wrought Iron Sundial
French Wrought Iron Sundial
20th Century French Country Sundials
Wrought Iron
A French wrought iron sundial with old painted patina. Measures: 36.5" H x 25" W x 25" D. Base is 17" x 17" More photos available upon request. We have a large selection of French antiq...
Antique Mill Stone
Antique Mill Stone
Antique Late 19th Century American Country Sundials
Stone
The antique mill stone great as a garden ornament. 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...
Arts & Crafts Compton Pottery Mary Seton Watts cob...
Unknown
Early 20th Century British Arts and Crafts Sundials
Terracotta
A rare terracotta Arts & Crafts Compton Potters Arts guild sundial; circa 1900, known as the “Cobra Sun Dial”; illustrated in their catalogues at the time; this version surmounted with ...
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
Carved Stone Sundial
Unknown
Early 20th Century English Neoclassical Sundials
Stone
A carved Cotswold stone wrythen baluster with stepped square base and square top, with replaced later bronze sundial plate, English, circa 1900. Measure: 44.25 ins. high including gnomo...
Early Equatorial Sun Ring Dial
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...
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...
Witch Ball on a Stand
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...
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.
French Cast Stone and Iron Sun Clock Armillary
French Cast Stone and Iron Sun Clock Armillary
Vintage 1920s French Sundials
Iron, Cast Stone
Cast stone and iron armillary is ideal for the garden, having served as both adornment and as a timekeeping device for well over a century! The cast stone is showing true patina on age...
Early Edition Helix Sundial by Piet Hein for Helios, Denmark, 1986
By Piet Hein, Helios
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.
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.
19th Century Limestone Sundial
19th Century Limestone Sundial
Antique 19th Century English Sundials
Carved Limestone Top with Forged Iron Base, Late 19th Century
19th Century Sundial
19th Century Sundial
Antique 19th Century British Sundials
English 19th Century Sandstone Sundial
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
Marble Sundial
Marble Sundial
Vintage 1950s Sundials
Marble, Iron
Tall Mid-Century marble sundial with iron top. American.
Armillary Brass Sphere
Armillary Brass Sphere
20th Century French Sundials
Brass
original
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,...