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    Sale 2782

    LIECHTENSTEIN: Property from the Collection of the Princely House of Liechtenstein.

    1 April 2008, Amsterdam

  • Lot 362

    AN AUSTRO-HUNGARIAN 32 CM. (12.5 IN.) TERRESTRIAL GLOBE

    BERNARD BILLER, CIRCA 1840

    Price Realised  

    Estimate

    AN AUSTRO-HUNGARIAN 32 CM. (12.5 IN.) TERRESTRIAL GLOBE
    BERNARD BILLER, CIRCA 1840
    ELSÖ magyar/FÖLDTERE/a'legujabb kutfök utan/atmerøje 316'5 millimètre/BECS 1840/metszette Biller, made up of eighteen lithographed paper gores and two polar calottes, the equatorial and ecliptic graduated in degrees, the meridian through Iceland, continents showing mountains and rivers, on a moulded mahogany stand with rectangular paper label inscribed SCHLOSS LIECHTENSTEIN and insribed in pencil H.48
    63 cm. high


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    Comparable literature: Peter E. Allmayer-Beck ed., Modelle der Welt, Erd- und Himmelsgloben, Vienna, 1997.

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    Provenance

    Gartenpalais, Rossau, Vienna, 1999.
    Stadtpalais, Vienna, 2006.
    Alserbachpalais, Vienna, 2007.