antique pair terrestal & celestial globe by Dien

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broken, but easy to repair

 

 

antique celestial globe by Ch. Dien

 

VERY RARE & HARD TO FIND

antique pair of globes by Ch. Dien, Paris

ca 1850 !

terrestial & celestial globe

mounted in a cast iron and brass meridan/ sphere

and beautiful wooden base

( some differences between the two )

in good, acceptable condition

of course traces of use and age !

small scratches

both globes needs a good refreshment

Total height : 48 cm/ total diameter 28 cm/ globes 22 cm

 

Charles Dien Father worked as an engraver for the Delamarche family around 1819. His son, Charles Dien (1809-1870), astronomer and cosmographer, was the author of several planetarium, terrestrial globes and celestial, including the one -this. He published several atlases on astronomical phenomena and in 1833 a description and use of the celestial globe. Dien son, made globes essentially between 1840 and 1850.

 

info : dirk.balduyck@telenet.be

 

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