2 1/4” terrestrial globe – circa 1880
rare miniature globe by Lebègue, 2 ¼” in diameter and standing 4 ¾”
tall. The globe is finely
detailed showing a graduated ecliptic.
The prime meridian runs through Paris, and the globe is signed,
“J. L. & Cie., Paris”. Varnish
is good, color is delicate with minor rubbing.
The globe is attached to a cast metal inclined stand with tripod
base. I short, this is a
fine globe in a rare size and mount for this prestigious maker.