Browse Listings in Globes, Instruments & Fans

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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 / ≈ €19006
Publisher: NEWTON and SON
Date: London, January 1, 1867

 

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 / ≈ €8553
Publisher: KERKHOVE, Joseph Vanden
Date: Bruges, ca. 1700

 

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. Copernicus met een loopenden Aerdkloot:

Willem Blaeu's guide to the making of globes, first published in 1620, here reprinted by his son, Joan.The book consists of two parts; volume I : Astronomical principles ...

$2750 / ≈ €2613
Publisher: BLAEU, W.
Date: Amsterdam, 1655

 

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 / ≈ €1663
Publisher: The Low Countries
Date: ca. 1790

 

Réseau aérien mondial.

"Sur les ailes d'Air France, découvrez le monde à votre tour" lithograph poster from AIR France. A great mid century design by Air France advertising poster b...

$1600 / ≈ €1520
Publisher: PLAQUET. / AIR FRANCE
Date: Imprimerie Perceval Paris, ca. 1940-1950

 

Compass.

A very nicely crafted sloop compass in original box. The compass is gimbaled and is executed in beautiful red copper. Made and signed by F.J. Kloos & Son of Rotterdam...

$1500 / ≈ €1425
Publisher: KLOOS, F.J.
Date: Rotterdam, 1850-1875

 

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 / ≈ €1188
Publisher: ANONYMOUS
Date: English, ca. 1750-1760

 

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 / ≈ €1140
Publisher: ANONYMOUS
Date: ca. 1820

 

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 / ≈ €903
Publisher: ANONYMOUS
Date: Germany, 1720

 

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 / ≈ €855
Publisher: ANONYMOUS
Date: Paris, 1790