W. & A.K. Johnston Art Nouveau Terrestrial World Globe
Highly sought after antique Art Nouveau tabletop W. & A.K. Johnson terrestrial globe with a cast iron base.
W. & A.K. Johnston was among the most important figures in the production of globes in the late 19th century and early 20th century. Although a British manufacturer, they were highly influential in producing globes to be sold in America under the Johnston name, or under the name of American globe makers and school supply houses.
The globe has a classical Art Nouveau cast iron base. It measures approx. 19" tall by 12" in diameter.
Excellent condition with some small knicks/paper loss throughout. No notable dings or dents. Colors remain vibrant.
A really handsome terrestrial world globe that would look magnificent in an office or den.