Antique Mercator - Globe with Armillary Sphere Wooden Chair - Italy (1) - Wood

Description
Antique Mercator - Globe with Armillary Sphere Wooden Chair - Italy (1) - Wood
Italy - Late 20th century

Beautiful and very decorative Mercator globe with celestial sphere on a wooden chair with a very colourful and antique image of the map.

In the rings around the globe there are the constellations, the months and the landscape areas with the degrees in Italian. On the globe there are also many creatures signs.


This globe with celestial sphere has a diameter of about 34 cm and, with the ring, a diameter of about 19 cm. The height is approximately 25 cm.
Total weight: 490g


See the images for a further impression.

A unique collector's object and a true eye catcher! A good example of Italian craftsmanship!

Lot details
No. of items
1
Object
Antique Mercator - Globe with Armillary Sphere Wooden Chair - Italy
Material
Wood
Estimated Period
Late 20th century
Country of Origin
Italy
Condition
Excellent condition - barely used with minimal signs of aging & wear
Weight
490 g
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