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Globes
KERKHOVE, Joseph Vanden,  Allegory of geography., antique map, old maps KERKHOVE, Joseph Vanden - Allegory of geography.
Bruges, ca. 1700, In original colours.. 880x880mm. Oil on canvas, diameter : 88 cm in recent wooden frame.
Two putty studying a terrestrial globe, one of them holding a pair of dividers. The information on the globe is clearly imaginary but the two cartouches and ships are typically 16th century in appearance. Was van den Kerkhove perhaps inspired by his countrymen Gerard Mercator, Hondius and Blaeu. (Click on title or image to go to item page)
$ 9,000
Approx. Euro 8,010  

Condition:
Condition Rating: 2
BERTAUX.,  Globe terrestre d'après les découvertes.., antique map, old maps BERTAUX. - Globe terrestre d'après les découvertes..
Paris, ca. 1885, In original colours.. 1120x600mm. A 19-inch (482mm) terrestrial globe, total height 112cm. Diameter of brass horizon 60cm.
With restoration to two parts on the globe due to a bump on the globe surface. No paper is missing.
Attractive and large (height 112cm) library globe by a prominent Paris globe maker, with brass meridian circle, horizon ring and hour ring, supported by four brass quadrants on elegant baluster turned wooden column with three inswept legs terminating in pad feet.
Twelve coloured lithographed go...
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$ 10,000
Approx. Euro 8,900  

Condition:
Condition Rating: 3