Description & Technical information

Note: The compass bezel and needle are replacements.
J. & W. Cary were one of the leading globe manufatureres in 18th century England, producing a wide range of designs available in at least three sizes, and sometimes more. The price list in their 1828 advertisement gives an indication of the variety on offer. The 21-inch globe was the largestsize they produced as stock.
The papers on the globe and the horizon ring have survived in outstanding condition.

Date:  1815
Period:  Regency, 19th century
Origin:  English
Medium: Paper
Dimensions: 115.5 x 70 cm (45¹/₂ x 27¹/₂ inches)
Provenance: Private collection, USA.
Categories: Furniture