This brand new floor globe bar cabinet features a
beautiful, museum-quality 18th-century reproduction
While the exterior of the globe sphere globe bar cabinet
has an abundance of geographical references and is a faithful reproduction
of the eighteenth century, the Exceptional Explorers interior is adorned
with ornamental and mythological motifs that will take you to faraway lands,
ancient naval routes, and exciting journeys to unexplored territories.
The drinks cabinet inside the 16-inch
globe sphere can hold 2 to 3 bottles and approximately 9
glasses. Additional bottles and glassware can be stored on the lovely base
shelf which features a beautiful illustration of a wind rose. A wind
rose is a graphic tool used by meteorologists to give a succinct view of
how wind speed and direction are typically distributed at a particular
Another unique feature of the bar globe cabinet is its semi-meridian.
The structure is stained and varnished the same color as the floor stand,
but it also features a section that mimics the base color of the globe map,
creating a lovely contrast. This is also true of the equatorial ring, which
features signs of the zodiac.
The hand-turned solid
hardwood spiral legs of the floor globe bar cabinet are stained
a rich, lovely mocha color that is in charming contrast to the globe map.
The floor stand of the bar globe is equipped with casters for easy mobility.
The motifs and illustrations of this bar globe were
inspired by the Harmonia
Macrocosmica, a star atlas written by Andreas Cellarius and published in
1660 by Johannes Janssonius. For its importance in the history of celestial
cartography, often described as the most beautiful celestial atlas ever
published, the Harmonia Macrocosmica is considered one of the notable
masterworks from the Golden Age of Dutch/Netherlandish cartography (c.
Overall width 23 x 23 (55 cm x 55 cm)
Height 36½ (93 cm)
Globe: cellulose, polymer
Legs: beech wood
Top knob: metal
Shelves, equator ring, semi-meridian: Varnished/veneered MDF
Glassware not included
Simple assembly required