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Globe, Specialty, Slated, 12-Inch Diameter, American, Mid 20th Century

$900

12-Inch Slate Globe
Mid 20th Century
Slated globe on verdigris metal stand
20 inches high overall
$900

Available for prop rental or purchase; please inquire.

The slated globe — simple with no cartography, lines, or numerals — on a metal stand in the Art Deco taste with verdigris painted enamel finish. The globe is set in an uncalibrated half meridian with four down-swept supports and an open frame octagonal base.

Globes coated with slating material have been produced from the mid-19th-century on as educational aids for the study of geography, so students could practice drawing maps in chalk on the surface.

Condition: Generally very good overall.

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Additional information

Globe Type

Slate

Material

Metal, Verdigris metal

Style

Art Deco