GALERIE DELANDE, PARIS
Stand number: 151
The names of more than 100 world cities are engraved with their latitude on the meridian ring. To the base is a magnetic compass equipped with a pair of bubble levels while a bar, with declination scale, months of the year and the zodiac, bears a hole through which the sunlight can fall on the hour scale.
Thomas Heath was a leading London maker who trained notable apprentices, the last one being Tycho Wing whom he took into partnership in 1753.