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Terrestrial 1541 Table Globe

Terrestrial 1541 Table Globe
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Authentic Models is the renowned leader in antique globes. No other company in the world offers authentic reproductions of similar quality and affordability.

Attention to detail is key to a high quality reproduction.

Authentic Models replicates the complicated ‘gravure’ printing process, resulting in the sharpest lines, words, and symbols even on the smallest size globe. All Authentic Models globes are made using original charts, researched by Authentic Models for their historical accuracy and visual appeal.

Centuries ago globes were made by gluing copperplate printed gores on a plaster finished papier-mâché core. Given the limited technology available at the time, the complicated production process, and the multitude of specialists involved, it was logical that only the very rich could afford to own globes. This is illustrated by 17th Century Dutch painters who used globes to symbolize affluence, science, sophistication, even worldliness. Our globes offer history at your fingertips and highlight some of the world’s most famous cartographers: Mercator, Hondius, Kaerius, and Vaugondy.

The globe in this composition is an authentic reproduction of a 16th Century Mercator globe and is not intended to be used as a current reference source.

The Terrestrial Table Globe features an elaborate wood stand with expertly turned supports and ball feet. Cross braces add not only additional decoration but support the center column upon which the full ring bronze meridian rests. The circular base features a functioning dry compass. The broad horizon ring displays authentically detailed printing.

Note: As with all of our authentic, antique reproductions, this globe is intended to be displayed and viewed for its artistic value rather than as an accurate scientific or cartographic reference source.

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Specifications
Discontinued Date 2010
Last Selling Price $279.97
MSRP Not established
Style Table Globe
Globe Diameter 12.5 Inch (32 cm)
Brand Name Authentic Models
Ocean Color Antique
Features 16th Century Reproduction, Compass
Political/Physical N/A
US States Identified N/A
Base Composition Wood
Base Finish Mahogany
Height 20 Inch (51 cm)
Width 17.5 Inch (45 cm)
Depth 17.5 Inch (45 cm)
Product Weight 8 lbs.
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