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
  • 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
  • Seller Location
    Chicago, IL
  • Number of Items
    1
  • Reference Number
    LU84191021804
About the Seller

1stdibs seller since 2008

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Located in Chicago, IL

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  • 20th Century Specialists

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