Celestial Globe with Black Oak Observatory Case

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Celestial Globe with Black Oak Observatory Case

450.00

Star charts have been around for millennia…

There are two ways of representing the constellations on our familiar framework of longitude and latitude; looking out and looking in.

These little celestial globes makes the assumption that the viewer is outside a celestial globe of infinitely large radius looking back at the earth at its centre. The globe is signed at its southern pole. 

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Midnight Blue Porcelain Globe 75mm diameter

Blackened English Oak Case 125 mm high x 95mm diameter

Hand made from deep blue porcelain, the major constellations are picked out in raised white porcelain. Carefully housed in a turned piece of carefully seasoned English Oak, resembling the classic observatory design. The interior of the case is painted gold.