Très rare Franklin Mint - Constellation globe, blue kobalt (1) - Art Deco - Glass, WOOD, Plated Brass

Description
Très rare Franklin Mint - Constellation globe, blue kobalt (1) - Art Deco - Glass, WOOD, Plated Brass
England - Second half 20th century

Very rare Franklin Mint product

This specimen is furnished with a thick, translucent cobalt blue glass crystal globe marked with the constellations of a starry sky. The bulb is enclosed inside a brass fixture resting on 4 large columns and one small column with a protractor that turns the globe at different angles. There is also a round brass circle that can be flipped. A round disc on the bottom of the wooden base is engraved with all the signs of the zodiac and their mythological figures. At the bottom, a gold seal from the Franklin Mint Institute presents ‘The Crystal Constellation Globe’. Also in excellent condition.
Size: approx. 20 x 20 cm
Weight: approx. 2.5 kg

Lot details
No. of items
1
Object
Constellation globe, blue kobalt
Material
Glass, WOOD, Plated Brass
Manufacturer/ Brand
Très rare Franklin Mint
Model/ Name
Globe
Style
Art Deco
Estimated Period
Second half 20th century
Country of Origin
England
Condition
Excellent condition - barely used with minimal signs of aging & wear
Dimensions
20×20×20 cm
Weight
2400 g
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