Admittedly, Marie Antoinette wasn’t remembered for her intellectual exploits. But during her time France sent expeditions around the globe. Scientists and explorers mapped landmasses and oceans, and recorded local flora and fauna. Undoubtedly a globe of some kind, probably similar to our Trianon, adorned, or perhaps dominated her library!
Authentic Models – Vaugondy Globe 1745
|Color||Multi-colored &Honey Distressed French Finish|
- This desktop globe is presented in the same manner as the French 18th century library originals. Featuring cartography devised by Robert de Vaugondy, cartographer to King Louis the XIV
- Multi-colored and honey distressed french finish
- All Materials used are wood, brass and plastic with paper gores.
- Authentic Models provides furniture, ornaments and objects in painstaking detail. Today, we still remain true to his ethos, while adding contemporary twists which make our pieces fit more pleasingly into modern day surroundings.
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