Portable watches had only been around a few decades when this multi-function timepiece was built in southern Germany circa 1590.    Consisting of a round powder flask made of rosewood with inlaid and engraved rosette-shaped ornaments of brass and bone. A small clock with 1-12 hours twice situated on the outer ring. The small funnel of bone is closed with a springy lid made of brass. Below the center under the engraved lid with a transversally placed hinge, there is a horizontal sundial with…

century German pocketwatch that includes a gunpowder flask, compass and sundial. The rosewood flask is decorated with ornaments of brass and bone, and at the top is the bone funnel used to insert the gunpowder.

Miniature, 1590-1600, English, Oil on rock crystal with silvergilt fittings

Miniature

Miniature, English, Oil on rock crystal with silvergilt fittings Something like this would make a beautiful Valentine's Day or Wedding Anniversary gift

Jacob Willemsz Delff (The Older), Self-Portrait with family, 1590

Jacob Willemszoon Delff the Elder Title Portrait of the artist and his family. Date circa 1590 Medium oil on panel Dimensions Height: 84 cm in). Width: 109 cm in). Current location [show](Inventory)Rijksmuseum Amsterdam

World Map Drawn in a Fool's Head, ca. 1590

Epichtonius Cosmopolites (pseudonym) Fool’s Cap Map of the World, “one of the biggest mysteries in the history of western cartography”, between circa 1580 and circa 1590

Girl Holding Apple, Isaac Oliver, 1590

An Unknown Girl, aged four

Isaac Oliver, Portrait of An Unknown Child, 1590 - Victoria & Albert Museum

Hardwick Hall-  all of that glass in 1590

Elizabethan mansion with parkland estate built for 'Bess of Hardwick'

Annibale Carracci (1560–1609) Two Children Teasing a Cat 1590

Two Children Teasing a Cat, ca. 1590 Attributed to Annibale Carracci (Italian, Bolognese, Oil on canvas


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