The work of the skilled cartographer Jodocus Hondius (1563-1629) is put on fine display with the Authentic Models Savoy Hondius 12.5-Inch Diameter Tabletop Globe. Set atop a wooden stand, the globe is unique for its lack of traditional colors. Instead of the blues and yellows and greens of other globes, the Hondius globe has the hue of antique ivory. But its simple color scheme serves to highlight the complexity of its intricate detail. Add the Authentic Models Savoy Hondius 12.5-Inch Diameter Tabletop Globe to your study for hours of appreciation of the unique and unusual representation of the world as it was once imagined.
About Authentic Models Authentic Models strives to create and distribute a comprehensive collection of historic and fine art reproductions worldwide. Haring Piebenga founded the company in 1968, and today AM is a European wholesale manufacturer with warehouses and corporate offices in Oregon and Amsterdam. High-quality construction using only the finest materials ensures that their products will become treasured heirlooms in their own right.
Authentic Models globes replicate the gravure printing process, which results in sharp lines, words, and symbols, even on smaller globes. Each AM globe is made using the original charts, researched for their historical accuracy. These globes put history at your fingertips and pay homage to some of the world's most famous cartographers: Mercator, Hondius, Kaerius, and Vaugondy.
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- 12.5-inch diameter; 23.25-inch height
- Antique Ivory ocean color
- Dark walnut-finish wooden stand
- Based on the technique of cartographer Jodocus Hondius
- A great gift for any occasion