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FS18: Two Day Fine Art Sale

ADAMS, Dudley (1762-1830) A Pair of Regency 12 Ins Terrestrial and Celestial Table Globes

Auction Lot FS18/756

ADAMS, Dudley (1762-1830) a pair of Regency 12 ins terrestrial and celestial table globes the terrestrial globe inscribed 'This new globe of the Earth correctly laid down according to ye best observations & latest discoveries, Dudley Adams, Fleet Street, London, 1807', the gores hand coloured in outline, marking the tracks of the second and third voyages of James Cook and Anson's voyage; the celestial globe inscribed 'This new celestial globe containing all ye Southern Constellations lately observed at the Cape of Good Hope and all the stars in Flamstead's British Catalogue, Dudley Adams, Fleet Street, London 1809. The gores decorated with constellation figures, named in Latin and English, mounted on mahogany tripod stands, the legs united by an undertier incorporating a compass, 2ft (61cm) high.

ADAMS, Dudley (1762-1830) A Pair of Regency 12 Ins Terrestrial and Celestial Table Globes (FS18/756) offered in our Two Day Fine Art Sale starting on 24th April 2013 at our salerooms in Exeter, Devon.

Lot Description

ADAMS, Dudley (1762-1830) a pair of Regency 12 ins terrestrial and celestial table globes the terrestrial globe inscribed 'This new globe of the Earth correctly laid down according to ye best observations & latest discoveries, Dudley Adams, Fleet Street, London, 1807', the gores hand coloured in outline, marking the tracks of the second and third voyages of James Cook and Anson's voyage; the celestial globe inscribed 'This new celestial globe containing all ye Southern Constellations lately observed at the Cape of Good Hope and all the stars in Flamstead's British Catalogue, Dudley Adams, Fleet Street, London 1809. The gores decorated with constellation figures, named in Latin and English, mounted on mahogany tripod stands, the legs united by an undertier incorporating a compass, 2ft (61cm) high.

Price Realised

£22,000

Department

Works of Art & Clocks

Fine Art Category

Engineering and Scientific

Sale Information

FS18: Two Day Fine Art Sale
Wednesday, 24th April 2013
Thursday, 25th April 2013

Okehampton Street, Exeter

This lot will be sold after 12:30pm on Thursday, 25th April 2013 as part of the Works of Art and Clocks section of the sale.

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