Height 17 ½ inches approx. Diameter 16 ½ in approx.
1844 and 1841
A pair of 12 inch table globes by Josiah Loring dated 1844 and 1841, each set into a fruit wood stand with four baluster turned legs and stretchers, the terrestrial globe with a label reading ‘Loring’s Terrestrial Globe containing all the late discoveries and geographical Improvements, also the tracks of the most celebrated circumnavigators, compiled from Smiths’ New English Globe, with additions and improvements by Annin & South, Boston, Josiah Loring, 136 Washington Street, 1844’ and the celestial globe with a similar label relating to Smith’s New English Globes and dated 1841.
Footnote: Josiah Loring (1775-c.1840) began selling globes in 1832. Many of his early globes were imported from the British globemaker C. Smith & Sons or, like these, were re-engraved copies of Smith & Sons globes. Nevertheless, Loring advertised that his globes were superior to British globes of the period. In 1837, Gilman Joslin went to work for Loring and took over the business in 1839. Joslin continued for a time to sell some globes under the Loring name.
We have been working with the same trusted delivery team for over twenty five years. They are not only experienced specialists in packing and handling antiques and delicate items, but they are reliable, will liaise with you directly and will always go the extra mile to make sure that you have the best service.
International customers can be confident that we are experienced in shipping items around the world by sea and air. Please contact us if you need help with freight charges and we would be happy to help and provide you with a quote.
Wick Antiques was established by Charles Wallrock in the early 1980s. Having grown up in the Antiques world Charles has developed an extensive wealth of knowledge and is extremely passionate about the antique world so please feel free to contact us with any queries or questions.
We accept Credit and Debit Cards (Please add debit/credit card logos) and Bank Transfer. Please use the form below to enquire about this product, or you can contact us on the numbers below or by emailing firstname.lastname@example.org.
We accept Credit and Debit Cards and Bank Transfer. Call us on the numbers below or email email@example.com.