Antique Pair of Cary's Table Globes, circa 1800 and 1816 For Sale
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Antique Pair of Cary's Table Globes, circa 1800 and 1816

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Fine antique pair of table globes by Cary of London, each having a vertical brass engraved meridian ring held perpendicular to a horizontal wooden ring applies with zodiac scales, the terrestrial globe labeled “Cary’s New Terrestrial Globe Delineated From the best Authorities exhibiting the late Discoveries of the North Pole and every improvement in Geography to the present time. Made & Sold by G. & J. Cary, 86, St. James’s Street, London, March 15, 1811” The celestial labeled “CARY’S NEW CELESTIAL GLOBE ON WHICH are correctly laid down upwards of 3500 stars Selected from the most accurate observations and calculated for the Year 1800, with the extant of each constellation precisely defined by J. Gilpin of the Royal Society, Made and sold by J. & W. Cary, Strand, January 11, 1816.

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  • Period
  • Condition
    Excellent
  • Condition Details
    original hand coloring, not over cleaned, one foot crack repaired.
  • Wear
    Wear consistent with age and use.
  • Dimensions
    H 24.5 in. x Dm 16.5 in.H 62.23 cm x Dm 41.91 cm
  • Diameter
    16.5 in. (41.91 cm)
  • Seller Location
    New York, NY
  • Seller Reference Number
    9874
  • Sold As
    Set of 2
  • Reference Number
    090302856571
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