Small Celestial Globe In Brass – France 1st Empire Period

Small Celestial Globe In Brass – France 1st Empire Period

4 600 euros


4 600 euros


circa 1800

Country of manufacture


Categories: Scientific, Globes & Orreries


Small brass celestial globe probably from an astronomical pendulum.

The following terrestrial indications are engraved:
– Arctic Circle at the North Pole
– Tropic of Cancer – Ecuador
– Tropic of Capricorn
– Antarctic Circle at the South Pole.

Presence of numerous celestial constellations, some of which are: – The crow, the scorpion, the lion, wolf, greyhounds, cattle dog, ram, whale, gemini, Big Dipper, Medusa head, Perseus, Eagle, Dolphin, Fox, Andromeda, female hydra, sextant , the unicorn, etc….

Condition: good general condition (note some small bumps in the brass).

Dimensions: – globe alone => diameter of about 8 cm – on its display => height of about 14 cm.

Date: Paris, First Empire period around 1800.

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FR Galerie Delalande Paris

After 37 years in Le Louvre des Antiquaires, the Delalande gallery moved early June 2015 to 35 rue de Lille, 75007 Paris, on the other side of the Seine River in the well known antic shops area "le Carré Rive Gauche".
Our main specialties are, since 1976, Marine and Scientific instruments, Tobacco and Opium objects, Curiosities and Great Canes.
We participate to international antique fairs (TEFAF Maastricht) and are unique partner of the French Maritime Museum.
Eric Delalande is also Administrator of the French Experts National Company (C.N.E.).
Please visit also our two websites, which are frequently updated: (French) and (English). ----------------------------

La Galerie Delalande s'est installée en juin 2015 au 35 rue de Lille (75007 Paris), au coeur de la capitale dans le "Carré Rive Gauche", après 37 années de présence au Louvre des Antiquaires.
Nous nous sommes orientés, depuis 1976, vers plusieurs spécialités : Marine et Sciences, Objets du tabac et de l'Opium, Cannes de collection et Curiosités.
Nous participons à des salons d'envergure internationale (TEFAF Maastricht) et sommes partenaires exclusifs du Musée National de la Marine.
Eric Delalande est également Administrateur de la Compagnie Nationale des Experts (C.N.E.).
N'hésitez pas à visiter nos deux sites internet fréquemment mis à jour : (Français) and (Anglais).

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