A pair of terrestrial and celestial globes signed G. M. Seutter made circa 1710

A pair of old coloured table globes by G. M. Seutter, publisher, cartographer and engraver, fabricated in Augsburg during the year 1710.

The terrestrial globe bears in red the « île de Fer » meridian, reference of the time until 1792 and a cartouche: « Globus Terrestris jux la recentissimas observation et navigationes perissimor : Geograpch. aécuritissime delineato. cura et sirmtibu Matth. Seutteri Chaleogr. August ».

The celestial globe mentions in cartouche: « Globus Coeslestis in quo omnes Alterismi accurate delineati cura et m.pensis Matthaei Seutteri Chalcogr. August ». It also bears a scale of magnitudes from 1 to 6.

They are both mounted on wooden eccentric colored stands for a special order from Italy.

Dimension : dameter 8 inches.

Nota : Mattheus Seutter (1678-1756) was a map and globe maker of this period, whose activities centered in the city of Augsburg. His early training as engraver was received in the establishment of Johann Baptista Homann in the city of Nuremberg, but in the year 1707 he established himself in his native city, setting up an independent business for the production of maps, globes, and mathematical instruments.

Made in Augsbourg circa 1710.


A pair of globes signed Seutter made circa 1710.