10-11-2019 10-11-2019
Skinner Auctions
Skinner Auctions Marlborough MA
3295M Marlborough
October 11, 2019 10:00AMCalender
406A

Monumental Floor-standing W.& A.K. Johnston Ltd. 30-inch Terrestrial Globe

$6,150$5,000
Auction: Clocks, Watches & Scientific Instruments - 3295M Location: Marlborough Date / Time: October 11, 2019 10:00AM

Description:

Monumental Floor-standing W.& A.K. Johnston Ltd. 30-inch Terrestrial Globe, Edinburgh & London, c. 1890, thirty-six colored printed gores with cartouche in the Pacific reading in part "30 Inch Terrestrial Globe W.& A.K. Johnston LimD/Geographers. Engravers and Printers," fully engraved brass meridian and polar hour ring, paper horizon band laid down on a birch segmented ring with Zodiacal and Gregorian calendar by name, all mounted to a turned oak base, ht. 46 in.
Estimate $1,200-1,800


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Keywords

A.K., Gregorian, LimD/Geographers, Globe, Gore, Mathematical objects, Meridian, Spheres, Visual arts, Art genres, Cartouche, George Washington Bacon, London