A PAIR OF REGENCY FIFTEEN-INCH CELESTIAL AND TERRESTRIAL GLOBES BY CARY ON TURNED MAHOGANY TRIPOD STANDS, DATED 1818-1820
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A PAIR OF REGENCY FIFTEEN-INCH CELESTIAL AND TERRESTRIAL GLOBES BY CARY ON TURNED MAHOGANY TRIPOD STANDS, DATED 1818-1820
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A PAIR OF REGENCY FIFTEEN-INCH CELESTIAL AND TERRESTRIAL GLOBES BY CARY ON TURNED MAHOGANY TRIPOD STANDS, DATED 1818-1820
A PAIR OF REGENCY FIFTEEN-INCH CELESTIAL AND TERRESTRIAL GLOBES BY CARY ON TURNED MAHOGANY TRIPOD STANDS, DATED 1818-1820
A PAIR OF REGENCY FIFTEEN-INCH CELESTIAL AND TERRESTRIAL GLOBES BY CARY ON TURNED MAHOGANY TRIPOD STANDS, DATED 1818-1820
A PAIR OF REGENCY FIFTEEN-INCH CELESTIAL AND TERRESTRIAL GLOBES BY CARY ON TURNED MAHOGANY TRIPOD STANDS, DATED 1818-1820
A PAIR OF REGENCY FIFTEEN-INCH CELESTIAL AND TERRESTRIAL GLOBES BY CARY ON TURNED MAHOGANY TRIPOD STANDS, DATED 1818-1820
A PAIR OF REGENCY FIFTEEN-INCH CELESTIAL AND TERRESTRIAL GLOBES BY CARY ON TURNED MAHOGANY TRIPOD STANDS, DATED 1818-1820
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A PAIR OF REGENCY FIFTEEN-INCH CELESTIAL AND TERRESTRIAL GLOBES BY CARY ON TURNED MAHOGANY TRIPOD STANDS, DATED 1818-1820

Estimate: 8,000 - 12,000 USD
Property of a Lady

A PAIR OF REGENCY FIFTEEN-INCH CELESTIAL AND TERRESTRIAL GLOBES BY CARY ON TURNED MAHOGANY TRIPOD STANDS, DATED 1818-1820

Estimate: 8,000 - 12,000 USD
Lot sold:65,000USD

Description

Property of a Lady

A PAIR OF REGENCY FIFTEEN-INCH CELESTIAL AND TERRESTRIAL GLOBES BY CARY ON TURNED MAHOGANY TRIPOD STANDS, DATED 1818-1820


the terrestrial globe with a cartouche reading: CARY'S / NEW TERRESTRIAL GLOBE, / Drawn from the most recent / GEOGRAPHICAL WORKS, / shewing the whole of the New Discoveries / with the / TRACKS of the PRINCIPAL NAVIGATORS / and every improvement in Geography / to the present Time. / LONDON : / London Published by G&J Cary, St. James St. Jan. 5th 18.18; the celestial globe with a cartouche reading: CARY'S / NEW CELESTIAL GLOBE, / ON WHICH / are carefully laid down the whole of the / STARS AND NEBULE / contained in the Catalogues of / Wollaston Herschel, Bode, Piazzi, Zach & c. / calculated to the Year 1820. / Made and Sold by J&W Cary, No.181 Strand London 1818. / Note Greek letters or figures preferred to the Stars signify from the / British Catalogue... a Stroke drawn under the figures thus 150 / De la Caille... H.Hevelius... M.Meyer... C.H.C.Herschel & B.Bradley.

height (including stands) 40 in.; diameter 20 ½ in.

101.75 cm; 52 cm

Condition report

Stands formerly with compasses, and with scattered minor nicks and losses commensurate with age. The gore of the celestial globe with a new puncture near south pole, could benefit from restoration in this area. The terrestrial globe in good conserved condition. Please contact the department for additional images. 


In response to your inquiry, we are pleased to provide you with a general report of the condition of the property described above. Since we are not professional conservators or restorers, we urge you to consult with a restorer or conservator of your choice who will be better able to provide a detailed, professional report. Prospective buyers should inspect each lot to satisfy themselves as to condition and must understand that any statement made by Sotheby's is merely a subjective qualified opinion.

NOTWITHSTANDING THIS REPORT OR ANY DISCUSSIONS CONCERNING CONDITION OF A LOT, ALL LOTS ARE OFFERED AND SOLD "AS IS" IN ACCORDANCE WITH THE CONDITIONS OF SALE PRINTED IN THE CATALOGUE.