1840 Charles Dien French antique celestial globe 10 " cooper engraving

 

A fine and rare 10-inch  diameter celestial globe CH. DIEN  , overall the globe is readable with all  of its decorative value preserved.
 (1st quarter 19th century). This globe was published in the 1840's, it is  part of the last lineage of the famous French map maker Delamarche of the 18th  century , globe making was not just a luxury item but was becoming a household  item for the upper middle cast. It is engraved from  a cooper or metal  plate .Charles Dien was first an engraver for Delamarche where he was renowned  for the sophisticated engravings he designed for the many books produced by his  father's publishing house Delamarche. At a later date he  became an  astronomer and cosmographer, published planetariums, terrestrial and celestial  globes but also several astronomical atlases. Charles Dien, made globes, mainly  between 1840 and 1850 .

globe  H. 21  D.  10 inches ,good condition  , some light touch up  , all map readable  with some oxidation of the paper , some dark spot.I guaranty my Antiques to be original

1840 Charles Dien French antique celestial globe 10 " cooper engraving

$6,200.00Price