Lot 49
  • 49

AN 18-INCH CORONELLI GLOBE, LATER SPHERE AND STAND, [CARTOUCHE DATED 1696]

Estimate
40,000 - 60,000 GBP
Sold
60,000 GBP
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Description

  • An 18-inch terrestrial globe, [cartouche dated 1696]
The globe is composed of two sets of twelve late seventeenth-century copper-engraved half gores and two polar calottes, coloured by hand and laid down on a modern sphere mounted in a metal meridian with hour ring and pointer, octagonal horizon ring raised on a central turned column surrounded by four supporting figures joined by two stretchers with bun feet, (38 inches tall)
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