Globe by Felix Delamarche

Globe by Felix Delamarche

Stock Number: 431005*a

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The terrestrial globe by Felix Delamarche in 1821


Height on stand: 51 cm, diameter globe 20 cm.




Felix Delamarche

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Categories: Scientific, Globes & Orreries


The terrestrial globe by Felix Delamarche is made of 12 engraved and colored paper gores on papermache/plaster sphere.The horizontal and full meridian ring are made of wood with engraved paper.

The globe is mounted on a turned ebonized wooden stand. Four arms arise from the stand with the langitudes and the longitudes from several cities. The arms give support to a horizontal ring with the month and the associated zodiacs. The globe has an inscription which stating that it is made in 1821 by Felix Delamarche, successor of Robert de Vaugondy:

‘Globe terrestre
Dressé d’après les relations les plus recentes
Par F* Delamarche
Successr de Robert de Vaugondy

Height on stand: 51 cm, diameter globe 20 cm.

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NL Van Leest Antiques

Van Leest Antiques

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.