• Travel, Science and Natural Hi auction at Christies

    Sale 5489

    Travel, Science and Natural History

    22 April 2010, London, South Kensington

  • Lot 78

    A PAIR OF FRENCH 10-INCH GLOBES

    CHARLES DIEN, 1831

    Price Realised  

    A PAIR OF FRENCH 10-INCH GLOBES
    CHARLES DIEN, 1831
    GLOBE Classique PUBLIÉ Par CH. DIEN 1831 à Paris CH. DIEN, Auteur des Globes Célestes Sous l'Inspection de Mr. Bouvard Rue Hautefeullie, NO.13., another cartouche on the celestial is undated, both made up of twelve engraved gores and two calottes; both spheres in facsimile meridians, the hand-coloured horizons supported on four facsimile quadrants, on ebonised wood stands.
    23in. (58cm.) high (2)


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