Globe

Object Number: 
Z.959
Date: 
1800-1850
Medium: 
Wood, brass, paper, paint
Dimensions: 
Overall (approx.): 39 x 29 x 29 in. (99.1 x 73.7 x 73.7 cm)
Marks: 
engraved: on brass plaque affixed to top of base: "Presented to / WILLIAM K. JACOBS, JR. / by / Grateful Friends" handwritten: in cartouche on surface of map: "NOVI ORBIS / TERRARUM DESCRIPIT / Auctor in Venetia / Anno C I ) I ) ( X X II / Gui. . . L. .
Description: 
Hand-painted globe suspended within brass girdle mounted atop a turned post; wooden stand with circular horizontal frame supported by four turned legs framing shaped horizontal base.
Due to ongoing research, information about this object is subject to change.
Creative: Tronvig Group