• European Noble and Private Col auction at Christies

    Sale 2835

    European Noble and Private Collections

    15 - 16 December 2009, Amsterdam

  • Lot 442

    A GERMAN 19 CM. (7.5 IN.) CELESTIAL TABLE GLOBE

    C. ADAMI, BERLIN. CIRCA 1862; D. REIMER PUBLISHER

    Price Realised  

    Estimate

    A GERMAN 19 CM. (7.5 IN.) CELESTIAL TABLE GLOBE
    C. ADAMI, BERLIN. CIRCA 1862; D. REIMER PUBLISHER
    Die Himmelskugel entwurfen u. gezeichnet von C. ADAMI 1862 BERLIN Verlag v. D. Reimer, made up of twelve colour printed gores and two pollar calottes, the constellations shown in blue outline as mythical beasts, figures and scientific instruments, labelled in Latin, calibrated brass meridian circle and hour rings, on an ebonized stand with octagonal horizon applied with engraved paper ring, baluster stretcher centred by brass compass
    48 cm. high overall


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    Carl Adami, Heinrich Kiepert and Dietrich Reimer of Berlin all published atlases and globes for the educational market of the rising middle classes during the second half of the 19th Century.

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    Pre-Lot Text

    THE PROPERTY OF A GERMAN GENTLEMAN