Terrestrial globe "dedicated to the King" on a 4-legged stand painted "Abbé Nollet" style

Height 60 cm (23.6 in.) Diameter 45 cm (17.7 in.) Signed 'Louis-Charles Desnos' Paris - Circa 1753-54

With two exceptional cartouches "dédié au Roy par son très humble très obéissant serviteur et fidel sujet Desnos" and "globe terrestre dressé sur les relations les plus nouvelles de Mrs de l’Académie Royale des Sciences par L.C. Desnos et J.B. Nolin Géographe".

Presence of two exceptional cartouches with 'fleur de lys' decors, two angels, personnages representing the different parts of the world and scientific instruments.

Great condition of conservation.

Provenance
Private collection, Paris

EXHIBITOR

Galerie Delalande

"European Works of Art and Sculpture"

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