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Terrestrial Globe French 18th Century, Swinging Structure

$4,865.22

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Designed, created, and built to be hanged to the ceiling in order to spin and play with it. Rare are the cases of pre-revolutionary French globes, and most of all the swinging ones. In excellent conditions and original patina, no losses or restorations, a bronze ring, and rivets included. Highly artistically enriched, it shows the most updated cartography of the period that year (please see North America and Australia – Nouvelle Hollande). The ‘cartouche’ shows: Globe Terrestre D’apres Mr. Rizzi Zannoni (publisher) A Paris Ches Girard Geógraphe (geographer).

Details

  • Creator
  • Dimensions
    Height: 11 in. (27.94 cm)Diameter: 11 in. (27.94 cm)
  • Materials and Techniques
  • Place of Origin
  • Period
    1760-1769
  • Date of Manufacture
    1762
  • Condition
    Wear consistent with age and use.
  • Seller Location
    Milan, IT
  • Reference Number
    1stDibs: LU917119543242

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    Estimated Customs Duties & Taxes to the Continental US: $0.
    Ships From: Milan, Italy
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