The globe is meticulously handcrafted using the complicated gravure printing process that results in the sharpest details, lines and symbols. The spectacular Griffon stand and all other hardware is made of solid brass with a dark bronze finish.The griffin is a mythical creature that has the head and wings of an eagle and the body of a lion. Overall Size: 7.5" x 7.5" x 15.5 H, Finish stand: Antiqued bronzed. Griffon Stand Mercator Old World Globe Table Top 15.5.
Printed gores (specially shaped map sections) modeled after the actual 16th Century original cartographers globe. Some assembly is required, please see table top globe stand instructions and details below.
This terrestrial globe is an exact reproduction of the famous Dutch cartographer. Gerardus Mercators engraved charts from 1541. A reprint of the original copperplate gores made in cooperation with the Royal Library in Bruxelles. Gerardus Mercator created the first European Mercator Projection map in 1568, it became the standard map projection for nautical purposes because of its ability to represent lines of constant course, known as rhumb lines. Nautical scenes are depicted on the outside of the Globe and.Cartouches and mythical sea monsters. This beautiful Griffon old world globe is sure to become a conversational addition to your Mythology or nautical decor. Overall Size: 7.5" x 7.5" x 15.5 Height. Gerardus Mercator (Dutch, 5 March 1512 2 December 1594). More Sizes & Styles of Merctor & Other Old World Globes Are Available.
Old World Globe Table Top Stand. After that the item will be re listed. Models & furniture are securely packed with foam sheets, peanuts or bubble wraps. For other reasons please contact me to get a return authorization.
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The item "Griffon Stand Mercator 1541 Old World Globe 15.5 Mythology Tabletop Decor" is in sale since Monday, November 13, 2017. This item is in the category "Home & Garden\Home Décor\Globes".jimscar-go" and is located in Eugene, Oregon.
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