Auction 127, Lot 55

"Globe Coeleste Coeli Enarrant Gloriam Del", Anon.

Subject: Celestial

Period: 1700 (circa)

Publication:

Color: Hand Color

Size:
12.5 x 7 inches
31.8 x 17.8 cm

This delightful small double hemisphere celestial map is presented on a polar projection. The map depicts the ecliptic pole to ecliptic, joined through winter solstice. It is based on the Hondius model, showing only the brightest stars. The hemispheres are surrounded by cherubs and clouds.

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Condition: A

Lovely later color with stars highlighted in gold.

Estimate: $350 - $400

Unsold

Closed on 2/25/2009

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