Introduction: a few "globological" observations

     

Stands classification by shapes of bases

Four-column with central pivot

Jan van de Venne 17th century
Rossi's globe after Hondius

This stand could have been made in any of the 17th, 18th, 19th or 20th centuries.

Triangular

A Valk celestial globe (circa 1745) in an early 19th century planetarium by A. and J. van Laun

A pedestal table transformed into a scientific instrument!

Monopode

Greuter globe

Probably a 19th century stand for a 17th century globe.

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