Sale $250.00 (free shipping and handling)
Old World Globe is emblematic of 17th Century science.
Uniting precious bronze with hardwood and hand-applied paper map gores on a
papier-mâché core. Legendary cartographer, Jodocus Hondius (whose image can be
seen below), worked in Amsterdam during the 1600s, then one of the world’s
commercial hubs. Galleons sailing oceans to the farthest corners of the then
known world. Exotic cultures, languages, people and goods to be traded, bought
and sold. Gold and ivory, spices and silks. Spin the world and enjoy a touch of
true history. |
World globe is
displayed on a classically elegant stand made with ebonized wood and bronze.
The globe is supported by calibrated full-meridian (ring
holding the globe).
Total Height: 21.7"
Item # AM-GL046
creates and distributes a comprehensive collection of historical
reproductions and unique home décor worldwide. The aim is to
challenge the mind as well as the eye. No other company in the world
reproduction antique globes and armillary
of similar quality and affordability. Attention to detail is
key. All globes are made using original charts, researched for their
historical accuracy and visual appeal. Centuries ago globes were
made by gluing copperplate printed gores on a plaster finished
papier-mâché core. Given the limited technology available at the
time, a complicated production process, and a multitude of
specialists involved, it was logical that only the very rich could
afford to own globes. This is illustrated by 18th C. Dutch painters
who used globes to symbolize affluence, science, sophistication, and
even worldliness. Authentic Models globes offer history at your
fingertips and highlight some of the world’s most famous
cartographers: Mercator, Hondius, and Vaugondy.
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Hondius Reproduction Desktop World Globeby Authentic Models, Item # AMGL035
Sale Price: $224.99, Traditional Globe, Antique
Cartography, Beige Ocean, Wood Tabletop Base
Globes make great gifts for Mother's Day, Father's Day & Graduation.
Perfect as Wedding, Anniversary, Retirement Gifts, Corporate / Business / Executive Gifts, Bon Voyage & Birthday Presents