• Spanish Splendour  - The Colle auction at Christies

    Sale 7818

    Spanish Splendour - The Collection of a Marqués

    5 November 2009, London, King Street

  • Lot 76

    A VICTORIAN 10-INCH CELESTIAL GLOBE

    BY CHARLES SMITH & SON LTD., LONDON, SECOND HALF 19TH CENTURY

    Price Realised  

    A VICTORIAN 10-INCH CELESTIAL GLOBE
    BY CHARLES SMITH & SON LTD., LONDON, SECOND HALF 19TH CENTURY
    The cartouche "SMITH'S CELESTIAL GLOBE Shewing the Number, Order & Magnitude of upwards of 4000 Stars, on which are laid down all the Stars contained in the catalogues of the most celebrated Astronomers. Smith and Son", with brass meridian ring, on mahogany papered horizon edged in red, on four baluster turned mahogany legs joined by stretchers
    9½ in. (24 cm.) diameter; 16½ in. (42 cm.) high overall, approx.


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