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Terrestrial 3-inch Cased Pocket Globe

Auction:
3093M
Lot:
673
Sold for:
$7,995$6,500

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Auction:
Clocks, Watches & Scientific Instruments - 3093M
Location:
Marlborough
Date / Time :
April 20, 2018 10:00AM

Description:

Terrestrial 3-inch Cased Pocket Globe, mid-19th century, made up of twelve hand-colored engraved paper gores, North America outlined in green, Africa in red, over label cartouche in the North Pacific Ocean reading "J.L. & Cys," with axis pins, contained in a fish skin-covered case, interior with printed world map inscribed "A Table of Latitudes & Longitudes of Places not given on this Globe," and "The World as known in Cesar's Time agreeable to D'Anville."
Estimate $2,000-3,000


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

Anville, Cartography, Cartouche, Geography, Globe, Gore, Longitude, Spheres, Teri, Visual arts