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"The Earth and Its Inhabitants" 1 3/4-inch Miniature Globe

Auction:
2419
Lot:
685
Sold for:
$1,600$1,600

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Auction:
Clocks, Watches & Scientific Instruments - 2419
Location:
Bolton
Date / Time :
August 23, 2008 10:00AM

Description:

"The Earth and Its Inhabitants" 1 3/4-inch Miniature Globe, possibly by Carl Bauer, Germany, made up of twelve gores on wood sphere, labeled in English, in original case with label on lid and folding engraved panorama of twenty-four hand-colored Nationalities labeled in German, English, and French, wd. 2 1/2 in., (gores faded and worn, one box edge split).

Literature: Elly Dekker and Peter van der Kroght, (1993), Globes from the Western World, p. 98.
Estimate $1,500-2,000

Keywords

Germany, Carl Bauer, Elly Dekker, Peter van der Kroght, Cartography, Globe, Gore