Large Armilliary Astral Old World Globes bookends - Brass, Paper, Wood

Description
Large Armilliary Astral Old World Globes bookends - Brass, Paper, Wood
Italy - mid 20th century

This is a wonderful pair of old world globes book holders made in the mid century by, what i think, Italian Company, Mercurio D'Oro.

In the armillary globe the metal globe and rings spin freely and separeted. The globe comes out of the base.

The band around the rings features the signs of the zodiac.

The other beautiful globe has maps from the 17th century, with sea serpents, Gods, monsters antique ships/caravels etc

Will be packed with great care and shipped with trace

Lot details
Object
Large Armilliary Astral Old World Globes bookends
Material
Brass, Paper, Wood
Estimated Period
Mid 20th century
Country of Origin
Italy
Condition
Good condition - used with small signs of aging & blemishes
Dimensions
20×12×18 cm
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