04-13-2002 04-13-2002
Skinner Auctions
Skinner Auctions Bolton MA
April 13, 2002 10:00 AMCalender

13-Inch Globus Coelestis Novus

Auction: Sale #2133 - 2133 Location: Bolton Date / Time: April 13, 2002 10:00AM


13-Inch Globus Coelestis Novus (New Celestial Globe) by Johan Doppelmayer, Nuremberg, 1730/1728, with two sets of twelve printed gores, the constellations represented as animals, humans, and objects and labeled in Latin, in brass meridian circle with hour ring, on oak Dutch-style stand with four baluster-turned legs on bun feet, (lacking horizon gore, small dent), ht. 18 1/2 in.
Estimate $6,000-8,000


Johan Doppelmayer, Nuremberg