• Twenty rooms: The private coll auction at Christies

    Sale 2857

    Twenty rooms: The private collection of the late Mrs Elias-Vaes

    27 - 29 April 2010, Amsterdam

  • Lot 497

    AN ENGLISH 12-INCH TERRESTRIAL TABLE GLOBE

    WILLIAM BARDIN AND GABRIEL WRIGHT, AFTER JAMES FERGUSON. LATE 18TH CENTURY

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    AN ENGLISH 12-INCH TERRESTRIAL TABLE GLOBE
    WILLIAM BARDIN AND GABRIEL WRIGHT, AFTER JAMES FERGUSON. LATE 18TH CENTURY
    FERGUSON'S TERRESTRIAL GLOBE Improved by G. Wright... and Made and Sold by Wm. Bardin, No. 4 Hind Court Fleet Street, made up of twelve handcoloured gores and two polar calottes, engraved brass meridian ring, brass pointers to the polars (hour rings lacking), handcoloured paper horizon laid down on an oak horizon ring, on four turned baluster stained beech supports joined by cross stretchers with brass meridian support
    43 cm. high (overall)


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    William Bardin (fl. 1783-98), first started globe publishing in the 1780s and 1790s, publishing a number of globes with Gabriel Wright (1740-83), mostly 9 to 12 inch diameters.

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