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Globe--Vincenzo Coronelli
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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CORONELLI’S RARE EIGHTEEN-INCH GLOBE GORES, applied to a custom-made sphere and stand by Greaves and Thomas.

Vincenzo Maria Coronelli (1650­-1718), a Franciscan monk, was one of the pre-eminent globe makers, his crowning glory being the pair of giant globes he made for Louis XIV, 3.9m in diameter.

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