Coronelli’s celestial globe, circa 1900 – This is not a facsimile

Coronelli’s celestial globe, circa 1900 – This is not a facsimile

2200 euros

Circa

1900

Country of manufacture

Other

Category: Globes & Orreries

Description

An old copy of a small (20 cm diameter) celestial globe by Vincenzo Coronelli made in Italy, probably in Rome or Florence, in the late nineteenth century or early twentieth century.

This globe is not a facsimile or photoengraving but an antique copy from a 1700 Coronelli celestial globe with printed gores.

The globe bear a cartouche dated 1700 and another cartouche with the signature “Vincentio Coronelli”.

The globe is mounted on a base with four columns.

Despite a restoration in the upper part of the globe and some wormholess without gravity on the wooden parts, good general condition.

About 31cm high by 30,7 cm wide

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FR Le Zograscope

Established by Alexandre Piffault in 2014 and based in Paris at 5 rue de Condé, 75006, very close to Odéon, Le Zograscope specializes in antique and rare books in Science, Medicine and Technology, and rare antique instruments in the same fields. We have especially a strong interest in early and continental microscopy, early and special mathematical/drawing instruments, medical and surgical instrument, and rare technology.

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