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Important 1811 James Wilson Vermont Globe
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Important dated 1811 James Wilson "New American Terrestrial Globe" (James Wilson 1763- 1855) 13" terrestrial table globe on stand. James Wilson sold his first globe in January of 1810. 1811 is the first year of production of the New American Terrestrial Globe. Produced in Bradford, VT after training with Amos Dolittle. Only two other 1811 globes appear to be in private hands prior to this globe. One sold by James Julia in 2013 and the other by Boston Rare Maps. The remaining globes are held in public institutions. Condition: Twelve engraved gores and two polar calottes pasted on a core of papier-mâché and plaster to form a 13” diameter globe. Sitting in a tiger maple stand with turned legs and stretchers, supported on a horizon ring bearing a printed zodiacal circle. Brass meridian ring, polar indicators and other fittings, all original. Wood & paper, minor stains/ losses, diameter 13", overall 18" x 18"
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Important 1811 James Wilson Vermont Globe

Estimate $10,000 - $20,000
Jan 21, 2022
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Starting Price $1,000
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0011: Important 1811 James Wilson Vermont Globe

Sold for $8,500
30 Bids
Est. $10,000 - $20,000Starting Price $1,000
January 21st Fine Art and Americana Auction
Jan 21, 2022 9:30 AM EST
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Lot 0011 Details

Description
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Important dated 1811 James Wilson "New American Terrestrial Globe" (James Wilson 1763- 1855) 13" terrestrial table globe on stand. James Wilson sold his first globe in January of 1810. 1811 is the first year of production of the New American Terrestrial Globe. Produced in Bradford, VT after training with Amos Dolittle. Only two other 1811 globes appear to be in private hands prior to this globe. One sold by James Julia in 2013 and the other by Boston Rare Maps. The remaining globes are held in public institutions. Condition: Twelve engraved gores and two polar calottes pasted on a core of papier-mâché and plaster to form a 13” diameter globe. Sitting in a tiger maple stand with turned legs and stretchers, supported on a horizon ring bearing a printed zodiacal circle. Brass meridian ring, polar indicators and other fittings, all original. Wood & paper, minor stains/ losses, diameter 13", overall 18" x 18"
Condition
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While we make our best effort to note any issues on items either in writing or by photograph, absence of a formal condition report does not imply that a piece is perfect, free from defects, or the effects of aging. Please review the photos carefully and consider them part of the description of a lot prior to bidding. Any condition statement is a courtesy to our buyers and should be considered our opinion and not a statement of fact or free from human error. Requests for additional information can be made by email or phone, and will be responded to on a first come first served basis.

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