The globe is meticulously handcrafted using the complicated'gravure' printing process that results in the sharpest details, lines and symbols. The globe stand is made of wood with a chrome metal arm. The stand has an antiqued distressed honey French finish.
Overall Size: 12.60" x 19.70" Height, Weight: Approx. 5.70 lbs, Finish stand: Antiqued distressed honey French finish. Vaugondy French World Globe 1745 w/ Stand 19.70 Desk Decor. Printed gores (specially shaped map sections) modeled after the actual 16th Century orginal cartographers globe. This terrestrial globe is a design from a globe by the french cartographers (map maker) Gilles Robert de Vaugondy and Didier Robert de Vaugondy.
Gilles Robert de Vaugondy also known as Le Sieur or Monsieur Robert, and his son, Didier Robert de Vaugondy were leading mapmakers in France during the 1700s. The Vaugondys produced their maps and terrestrial globes working together as father and son. Globes of a variety of sizes (the largest being over 8' in diameter) were made by gluing copperplate printed gores on a papier mache core, a complicated and expensive manufacturing process.
Didier was appointed geographer to Louis XV in 1760. This beautiful Vaugondy old world globe is sure to become a conversational addition to your nautical desk top decor. Overall Size: 12.60" x 19.70" Height. Antiqued distressed honey French finish.Cartographer: Gilles & Didier Robert de Vaugondy (French 1700s). More Sizes & Styles of Old World Globes Are Available. After that the item will be re listed. Models & furniture are securely packed with foam sheets, peanuts or bubble wraps. This item was in stock at the time of listing. This will assure that your message will be received. Auctiva Offers Free Image Hosting and Editing. This item is in the category "Collectibles\Transportation\Maps & Atlases\Maps\World".jimscar-go" and is located in this country: US. This item can be shipped to United States, Canada, United Kingdom, Denmark, Romania, Slovakia, Bulgaria, Czech Republic, Finland, Hungary, Latvia, Lithuania, Malta, Estonia, Australia, Greece, Portugal, Cyprus, Slovenia, Japan, China, Sweden, South Korea, Indonesia, Taiwan, South Africa, Thailand, Belgium, France, Hong Kong, Ireland, Netherlands, Poland, Spain, Italy, Germany, Austria, Bahamas, Israel, Mexico, New Zealand, Philippines, Singapore, Switzerland, Norway, Saudi Arabia, United Arab Emirates, Qatar, Kuwait, Bahrain, Republic of Croatia, Malaysia, Colombia, Costa Rica, Dominican Republic, Panama, Trinidad and Tobago, Guatemala, El Salvador, Honduras, Jamaica, Antigua and Barbuda, Aruba, Belize, Dominica, Grenada, Saint Kitts-Nevis, Saint Lucia, Montserrat, Turks and Caicos Islands, Barbados, Bangladesh, Bermuda, Brunei Darussalam, Bolivia, Ecuador, Egypt, French Guiana, Guernsey, Gibraltar, Guadeloupe, Iceland, Jersey, Jordan, Cambodia, Cayman Islands, Liechtenstein, Sri Lanka, Luxembourg, Monaco, Macau, Martinique, Maldives, Nicaragua, Oman, Peru, Pakistan, Paraguay, Reunion, Vietnam, Chile.