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Wick Antiques Ltd
Flag of United KingdomHampshire, UK
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12 Inch Celestial Table Globe by Harris & Son

REF: LA450720
£66,000
€77,098
$83,019
Certified DealerApproved listing359 sales by dealer
Certified DealerApproved listing359 sales by dealer
Description
12 inch celestial table globe by Harris and Son, the horizon ring, with the original papers, set on four turned mahogany legs, the label stating ‘Improved Celestial Globe, the Stars laid down to the Year 1820. The days for the Average of the leap Years for 50 Years to come, by T Harris & Son, Opticians etc and by Henry Gardner, Opticians etc, Belfast, Published Janry 1st 1814.’ English, 1814. Footnote: Thomas Harris (d. 1837) and his son William Harris (1797-1846), were opticians and manufacturers of globes, mathematical instruments, telescopes from Bloomsbury, London. On their “New Celestial Globe,” 12 inches in diameter of 1820, the cartouche reads “Opticians and Globe Makers; To his Majesty and their Royal Highnesses The Dukes of Kent and Sussex.” Henry Gardner, optician, would have added his label as the retailer/distributor in Belfast.
measurements
Height:
17.5 in
Diameter:
17 in
declaration
Wick Antiques Ltd has clarified that the 12 Inch Celestial Table Globe by Harris & Son (LA450720) is genuinely of the period declared with the date/period of manufacture being 1814
location
This 12 Inch Celestial Table Globe by Harris & Son is located in Hampshire, United Kingdom

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