Interesting Terrestrial Table Globe of paper mache – P. Lapie/Lorrain, ca. 1840

Interesting Terrestrial Table Globe of paper mache – P. Lapie/Lorrain, ca. 1840

Stock Number: GL.1-11

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A very well preserved French paper mache terrestrial globe designed by P. Lapie (1779-1850), made by Lorrain and Bastien Aine in Paris around 1840.

Country of manufacture

France

Category: Globes & Orreries

Description

A very well preserved French paper mache terrestrial globe designed by P. Lapie (1779-1850), made by Lorrain and Bastien Aine in Paris around 1840. Even the hour ring is present. Antarctica has only been sparsely discovered.
The globe is mounted on a single pedestal of blackened beech wood. The horizon ring, armature and meridian ring are all made of cardboard. On the carrying arms the large places on earth are indicated with length and latitude position.
On the horizon ring the Zodiac, month of the year, wind directions, all-in French.
All parts with vibrant original color and clear, sharp patina. Overall a beautifull globe.

In the cartouche the text:

 GLOBE TERRESTRE
RÉDUIT
D’ apres celui de P. Lapie
PAR LORRAIN
BASTIEN, AINÉ, rue St. André des Arts 60
P A R I S

 

Date: ca. 1840
HD: 48x31cm
D globe: 21,5 cm
Signed: see cartouche
Origin: French
Condition: in a very good condition

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NL ARCHIPEL International Maritime Gallery

Welcome to the catalogue of Archipel International Maritime Gallery, specialist in nautical antiques and collectables.
Archipel International Maritime Galery in the Netherlands, sets itself to maritime objects, globes and sea charts of before 1900. The managing director worked as officer with the mercantile marine and the Royal Navy. As curator he was connected to one of the University Museums in the Netherlands. As seaman and curator he has a lot of knowledge of naval history.

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