Browse Listings in Globes, Instruments & Fans

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Tweevoudigh onderwiis van de Hemelsche en Aerdsche Globen; Het een Na de meyning van Ptolemeus met een vasten Aerdkloot...

Tweevoudigh onderwiis van de Hemelsche en Aerdsche Globen; Het een Na de meyning van Ptolemeus met een vasten Aerdkloot; Het ander Na de Natuerlijcke stelling van N. Cope...

$2750 / ≈ €2750
Publisher: BLAEU, W.
Place, Date: Amsterdam, 1655

 

Allegory of geography.

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 typ...

$9000 / ≈ €9000
Publisher: KERKHOVE, Joseph Vanden
Place, Date: Bruges, ca. 1700

 

Horizon ring for globe.

Printed horizon ring for a 28cm diameter German globe. The ring is divided in quarters, and engraved two by two on one copper plate. The size of the paper is 44 x 33cm. T...

$950 / ≈ €950
Publisher: ANONYMOUS
Place, Date: Germany, 1720

 

A folding fan showing Cleopatra at the Gates of Alexandria, circa 1750-1760.

The fan shows Cleopatra at the Gates of Alexandria, where she welcomes Julius Caesar who came to visit her in 48BC. Her suite is made up of soldiers and maids. The arriva...

$1250 / ≈ €1250
Publisher: ANONYMOUS
Place, Date: English, ca. 1750-1760

 

A half hour sand-glass.

The element common to celestial position-finding, the calculation of speed for dead reckoning and even everyday life at sea is the time: hence ways of determining and kee...

$1750 / ≈ €1750
Publisher: The Low Countries
Place, Date: ca. 1790

 

An elegant couple with a caged bird in a landscape.

Folding fan made of skin sheet and mounted in English style, with a painted scene of an elegant couple with a caged bird in a landscape.Painted verso of a man among ancie...

$900 / ≈ €900
Publisher: ANONYMOUS
Place, Date: Paris, 1790

 

Very fine folding fan with painting of Minerva, Juno and 2 peacocks.

Small folding fan made of double skin sheet, mounted in English style, painted with gouache and depicting Minerva and Juno sitting near each other and receiving the visit...

$1200 / ≈ €1200
Publisher: ANONYMOUS
Place, Date: ca. 1820

 

Country pleasures.

Folding fan made of a double sheet of lithographed paper, enhanced with gouache and watercolor, with a decoration of three cartouches with gallant scenes of French countr...

$300 / ≈ €300
Publisher: ANONYMOUS
Place, Date: France, ca. 1850-1860

 

[Macaire] Pensionnat Robert-Macaire. Mr le professeur. . . (Plate 4)

Macaire personified the clever businessman, who was willing at any time to throw moral and ethical principles overboard for a quick buck. His personality fitted exactly t...

$250 / ≈ €250
Publisher: DAUMIER, H.
Place, Date: Paris, 1864

 

NEWTON'S New and Improved TERRESTRIAL GLOBE Accurately delineated from the observations of the most esteemed NAVIGATORS AND TRAVELLERS to the Present Time. . .

A very impressive Victorian 20-inch Library globe on an exceptionally carved mahogany tripod stand with scrolling acanthus legs terminating in claw feet joined by turned ...

$20000 / ≈ €20000
Publisher: NEWTON and SON
Place, Date: London, January 1, 1867