NEWTON’S New & Improved Terrestrial Desk Globe Antique

NEWTON’S New & Improved Terrestrial Desk Globe Antique

£2250

Dimensions

9 inch diameter

Circa

1840

Country of manufacture

UK and Ireland

Categories: Scientific, Globes & Orreries

Description

A William IV / early Victorian terrestrial desk globe by Newton & Son.

The 9” or 23cm globe made of twelve hand-coloured engraved gores and two polar calottes , inscribed

NEWTON’S

New and Improved

TERRESTRIAL GLOBE

DRAWN FROM THE

Surveys of the most esteemed

Navigators and Travellers

NEWTON and SON Chancery Lane

& 3 Fleet St Temple Bar,

Dating the globe;

Tasmania labelled Van Dieman’s Land (pre 1846)

showing discovery of Endrby’s Land  in Antarctic, (post 1831-33).

The plaster core globe with iron axis pins mounted in an iron full meridian frame on a painted iron pillar and wooden concave sided triform base on turned wooden bun feet.

All in good, sound, presentable, un restored, original condition.

Shallow areas of varnish loss, abrasions, scratches, stains, surface hairlines between the gores and  with small cracks near the South Pole.

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GB Cog Scientific

As a fine art sculpture graduate I have applied my appreciation and understanding of form and function to my lifelong professional career in the antiques trade. Over forty years dealing in what I considered worthy, within the fields of decorative arts and sciences, I have always purchased over a wide spectrum and look forward to offering an exciting variety of stimulating pieces.

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