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Lot 426

1816 Cary's Celestial Map Floor Globe

Estimate: $1,200 - $2,000

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19th century Cary's celestial map floor globe, English, 1816. Rests on a tripod stand, inside of which is embedded a compass whose bottom is covered with a paper representing a compass rose. Rising on three castors. Made & Sold by J & W Cary Strand March, 1816. Total height 45 inches, and 27 inches at widest point. The globe itself has a diameter of approximately 21 inches. Provenance: The Estate of Paul G. Benedum, Jr., Western Pennsylvania.

Condition

Globe with very large crack on one side. Globe surround separating in two areas. Abrasions and accretions throughout. Previous repairs throughout. Merchandise will be packed and transported by the purchaser at their own risk and expense. A list of recommended shippers is on our website: https://www.conceptgallery.com/auctions/shipping/ .

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