Auction 95, Lot 46

"Globe Terrestre - Globe Celeste", Brion de la Tour/Martinet

Subject: Miscellany

Period: 1781 (published)

Publication:

Color: Hand Color

Size:
12 x 11 inches
30.5 x 27.9 cm

Copper engraving of two globes on elaborate rococo bases. Fancy picture-frame style border. The first globe is of the Eastern Hemisphere, the second is of the heavens featuring Ursa Major, Leo, Cancer, etc.

References:

Condition: A

On a fine sheet of hand-laid paper with two watermarks. Close margin at bottom, as issued. Very decorative.

Estimate: $150 - $250

Sold for: $150

Closed on 6/13/2001

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