Tall Illuminated 1950s Globe With Mahogany Base

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Large rotating globe measures 34" in diameter by 43" high; spins and rotates on a metal and mahogany base. Interior lighting element is functional and has been rewired. Bulb is accessed through a removable disc.



From Jensen Globes Inc. Addison Illinois, which is no longer in business. Based upon country and place names, it appears the globe is from around 1958-59. A great piece of history, in unrestored age-appropriate condition.
Details
Creator
Jensen Globes (Manufacturer)
Place of Origin
United States
Date of Manufacture
Circa 1950s
Period
1950-1959
Materials and Techniques
Mahogany
Metal
Paper
Resin
Resin globe
paper cover
metal surround
mahogany base
single incandescent lighting element
Condition
Good. Good vintage condition with some very small losses to the paper covering that are visible, particularly when lit..
Wear
Wear consistent with age and use. Minor losses.
Dimensions
43 in. H
109 cm H
Diameter
34
Dealer Location
Chicago, IL
Number of Items
1
Reference Number
LU84191021804
Address
Assemblage Ltd.
5681 N. Northwest Highway
Chicago IL 60646
US
(312) 561-3439
Associations
  • 20th Century Specialists
1stdibs Dealer since 2008 Located in Chicago, IL
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