Auction 108, Lot 60

"The Artificial Sphere", Anon.

Subject: Cartographic Miscellany

Period: 1763 (circa)

Publication: Geographical…Grammar

Color: Hand Color

4 x 7 inches
10.2 x 17.8 cm

A very decorative example of an Armillary sphere enclosed in a decorative rococo-style frame. An exact copy of Guthrie's frontispiece, but the scene is reversed.


Condition: A

Trace of offsetting, else fine. Modern color.

Estimate: $80 - $120

Sold for: $60

Closed on 9/29/2004