• The Decorative Arts Sale auction at Christies

    Sale 2827

    The Decorative Arts Sale

    22 - 23 September 2009, Amsterdam

  • Lot 486

    A SWEDISH 32 CM. DIAM TERRESTRIAL GLOBE

    BY HERMAN EDVARD COHRS, LATE 19TH/EARLY 20TH CENTURY

    Price Realised  

    A SWEDISH 32 CM. DIAM TERRESTRIAL GLOBE
    BY Herman Edvard Cohrs, LATE 19TH/EARLY 20TH CENTURY
    The metal sphere applied with twelve color-lithographed paper gores and polar calottes, inscribed COHRS' JORDGLOB, skalan 1:40000000, on a turned rosewood stand
    85 cm. high overall


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    Herman Edvard Cohrs (Stockholm, 1858-1934), was a Swedish cartographer and map publisher of Cohrs' atlas öfver Sverige (first issued in 1890; 12th edition in 1928) and Cohrs' jordglob which was first issued in 1897.

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