MINIATURE GLOBE; DELAMARCHE. [Globe Terrestre.] Paris: Delamarche, c.1850.

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Lot 14
MINIATURE GLOBE; DELAMARCHE.
[Globe Terrestre.] Paris: Delamarche, c.1850.

US$ 3,000 - 4,000
£ 2,400 - 3,200

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22 Oct 2014, 13:00 EDT

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MINIATURE GLOBE; DELAMARCHE.
[Globe Terrestre.] Paris: Delamarche, c.1850.
2.5 inch (6.5 cm) diameter French pocket globe in turned fruit wood case, lid and bottom domed, lid with raised knob. 12 hand colored engraved gores, metal pivots at poles, pivots fitted to notches in case, signed in southern Indian Ocean. A handful of repairs to gores with some loss of text (primarily to Africa), some browning at poles, a few small brown spots.
Provenance: Christie's, lot 10, June 24, 1998.

A late nineteenth century French pocket globe, with Canada noted as "Nouvelle Bretagne," Alaska as "Amérique Russe."
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