Lot 318

Paper-mâché globe with a wooden meridian and horizon axis decorated with astrological signs etc. Based on Lieutenant Cook's last observations. Bearing the coat of arms of a cardinal. Bearing the inscriptions "Jussu Et Auspichs (...) S.R.E. Card. Bibliothecal Francisci Xav. De Lela". Dated 1780. Italian work. Resting on a carved wooden base. (*). H.(total):+/-120cm.