German celestial manuscript globe, 1690
Diameter: 10 cm
Total height: 17 cm
Age: approx. 1690
Condition: The globe is in very good condition and is very clear and easy to read. Also the Dutch stool is in perfect condition.
very rare antique, celestial miniature manuscript globe, is handmade and
hand painted. The Dutch stool is made of three different kinds of wood.
Most of the 48 Ptolomaic constellations are present. Also eg Lacerta and
Sextans which are named in Hevelius celestial atlas (1690).
Constellations which are recorded later are not present. The
constellations of the southern hemisphere are not present (see