Auction 115, Lot 56

"The Artificial Sphere", Jefferys, Thomas

Subject: Cartographic Miscellany

Period: 1770 (circa)

Publication: Geographical…Grammar

Color: Hand Color

Size:
4.3 x 7.2 inches
10.9 x 18.3 cm

A very decorative example of an elaborate Armillary sphere enclosed in a decorative rococo-style frame. This is either by Jefferys or Guthrie; the origin is unclear as one is an exact mirror image of the other.

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Condition: A

Very nice example with dark engraved lines and fine coloring.

Estimate: $70 - $90

Sold for: $50

Closed on 6/21/2006

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