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1843 Antique Terrestrial Globe According to the Knowledge of Giovanni M Cassini

$21,201.34

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Rare terrestrial globe made according to the knowledge of Giovanni Maria Cassini (Venice 1745 - Rome 1824) regular cleric of the Padri Somaschi, an order proposed in Venice in 1525 and founded in Somasca, in Lombardy in 1532. Updated according to the latest discoveries in 1843 by Calcografia Camerale, the papal publishing house. 50 x 50 cm, sphere diameter 33 cm. Very good condition. Giovanni Maria Cassini was one of the best followers of Giovanni Battista Piranesi, the famous architect, and began to work as cartographer in 1787. He made copper plates of his best work Nuovo Atlante Geografico Universale (New Universal Geographic Atlas) between 1788 and 1791; in 1792 he started to insert in his atlas the lunes for terrestrial and celestial globe, that buyers had the possibility to customize and to mount on the favorite base. Shipping is insured by Lloyd's London; our gift box is free (look at the last picture).

Details

  • Creator
    Calcografia Camerale (Maker)
  • Dimensions
    Height: 19.69 in. (50 cm)Width: 19.69 in. (50 cm)Depth: 19.69 in. (50 cm)
  • Materials and Techniques
  • Place of Origin
  • Period
  • Date of Manufacture
    1843
  • Condition
  • Seller Location
    Milan, IT
  • Reference Number
    1stDibs: LU1020224488342

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