Schottes Celestial globe, by H. Albrecht
H. Albrecht Celestial Table Globe Circa 1880Â with diameter of 12 inches ( 30,45 cn ). The cartouch gives the follow german description:Â Entworfen und gezeichnet von H. Albrecht. Verlag der Geograph/artist. Anstalt von Ernst Schotte & Co. Berlin W. ( translation :Â Designed and drawn by H. Albrecht. Publisher of the geographer/artist. Institute of Ernst Schottes & co. Berlin W.)Â Large table celestial globe with the background in black. Stars and constellations in red. Stars shown with several degrees of brightness. Full ring brass meridian resting within conforming round ferules above three shaped Dutch renaissance base. The base is ebonized. Chipping and loss to horizon ring paper scale. Decorative globe is 65 cm high.