A german globe, 5 inch ( 12,7 cm) on a stool. Probably made by Johann Bernard Bauer. Circa 1800 and in good condition. There is a full meridian and horizon ring, on top is an brass hour ring graduated 1-12 (two times) without a metal pointer. There is a green simple outline of the continents. Tasmania is labelled Van Diemen LD amd is drawn as an Island. There isn’t a cartouch with the name on the globe. The stool is marked with “N0 294, … In stool 26 cm high.
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Van Leest Antiques, based in Utrecht in the Netherlands, specialises in antique scientific and medical instruments. Their collection covers mainly scientific and medical antique instruments: barometers, globes and planataria, nautical instruments, anatomical models, and pharmacy items. Toon Van Leest travels regularly in Europe and visits trade fairs, auctions, and antique dealers to collect stock and to find pieces to fulfil his clients' unusual requests.
As well as being an avid antique collector and dealer, Toon Van Leest is also a dentist. He believes that antiques are a stable investment, not reliant on trends or fashion, and have truly lasting value. Above all, he says, antiques are timeless and never lose their beauty.