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$ 60,000

A Pair of George III 12 inch Terrestrial and Celestial Table Globes by Cary's

Documentation Signed
Origin England
Period 19th Century
Materials Mahogany, Brass
W. 12 in; H. 25 in; D. 12 in;
W. 30.48 cm; H. 63.5 cm; D. 30.48 cm;
Condition Good.
Creation Date Early 19th Century
Description 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. On a pair of modern mahogany triangular stands.
Styles / Movements George III, Traditional
200 Lex Booth Number 12
Dealer Reference Number 120-119
Incollect Reference Number 307251
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