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Terrestrial and Celestial Globes

Auction:
3049T
Lot:
1536
Sold for:
$221$180

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Auction:
20th Century Design - 3049T
Location:
Marlborough
Date / Time :
August 17, 2017 10:00AM

Description:

Terrestrial and Celestial Globes
Metal, paint
Mid-20th century
Yellow terrestrial globe with spin ring and a blue celestial globe with axis ring, dent on terrestrial, ht. 11, 9 in.
Estimate $200-300


The absence of a condition statement does not imply that the lot is in perfect condition or completely free from wear and tear, imperfections or the effects of aging. Condition requests can be obtained via email (lot inquiry button) or by telephone to the appropriate gallery location (Boston/617.350.5400 or Marlborough/508.970.3000). Any condition statement given, as a courtesy to a client, is only an opinion and should not be treated as a statement of fact. Skinner Inc. shall have no responsibility for any error or omission.

Keywords

Ancient Greek astronomy, Armillary sphere, Cartography, Celestial, Celestial globe, Emery Molyneux, Globe, Globe Museum, Science and technology, Spheres, Technology

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