Vaugondy Hanging Globe In Black And Pewter
The Vaugondy cartographers consisting of father Robert de Vaugondy and son, Didier Robert de Vaugondy made a substantial contribution to the eighteenth century world of cartography and flourished from 1731 to 1778. Didier Robert de Vaugondy was appointed geographer of the King by Louis XV.
This stunning hanging globe, in striking black and pewter is a reproduction of their work, replicating the complex gravure printing technique which results in the sharpest lines, words and symbols.
Black and ivory gores are applied to the globe core by hand with authentic construction and detail.
Accented in nickel-plated brass.