Lebègue 2 1/4” terrestrial globe – circa 1880

 A 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.

Item 4016....................$2200

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