Decorative and well-executed globe from the age of exploration. Stand is made of detailed turned wood and has an antique walnut finish. This desk globe is an exact reproduction of 16th C. Mercator globe; Globe has hand applied paper gores.
- bronze meridian ring mounted with a small bronze pole circle and pointer;
- hand-turned cherry wood cradle of classic shape and design;
- paper zodiac band circling the equator as originally drawn by the cartographer Mercator;