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Pair of George III Terrestrial and Celestial Table Globes
Each with brass meridian within rings applied with printed zodiac scales, raised on mahogany stands with curved brackets on ring turned columns and splayed tripod supports and pad feet joined by a stretcher centered by a compass. The terrestrial globe is inscribed 'CARY's NEW TERRESTRIAL GLOBE DELINEATED from the best Authorities extant; Exhibiting the late Discoveries towards the NORTH POLE, and every improvement in Geography, to the present Time. LONDON: Made & Sold by G.& J. Cary, 86, St. James's Street, Feb 11th 1823'. The celestial globe is inscribed '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 extent of each Constellation precisely defined By Mr. GILPIN of the ROYAL SOCIETY. Made and sold by J.&W. Carey. Strand London. Jan 1 1816'. A very fine pair with original hand coloring and in excellent condition. Measures: 12 inch.
- CreatorCary’s (Maker)
- Of the PeriodGeorge III
- Place of Origin
- Date of ManufactureEarly 19th Century
- Materials and Techniques
- Condition DetailsExcellent condition with minor staining etc. consistent with age. Together with a pair of associated mahogany pedestal stands.
- WearWear consistent with age and use.
- DimensionsH 25 in. x Dm 12 in.H 63.5 cm x Dm 30.48 cm
- Diameter12 in. (30.48 cm)
- Seller LocationNew York, NY
- Seller Reference Number120-119
- Sold AsSet of 2
- Reference NumberU120811910190
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