• Hanham Court - A Pastoral Idyl auction at Christies

    Sale 5466

    Hanham Court - A Pastoral Idyll

    14 April 2010, London, South Kensington

  • Lot 190

    A REGENCY 12-INCH DIAMETER CELESTIAL TABLE GLOBE

    BY J. & W. CARY, 1816

    Price Realised  

    A REGENCY 12-INCH DIAMETER CELESTIAL TABLE GLOBE
    BY J. & W. CARY, 1816
    With a cartouche reading 'CARY'S NEW CELESTIAL GLOBE/ON WHICH are correctly laid down upwards of 500 stars selected from the most accurate observations and calculated for the Year 1800. With the extent of each Constellation precisely defined, by Mr.GILFIN of the ROYAL SOCIETY, Made and sold by J. & W. Cary Strand London Jany 1816', on a baluster-turned ebonised stand
    18 in. (46 cm.) high


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