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Ernst Schotte and Co., A German Tellurium

Ernst Schotte and Co., A German Tellurium

  • $ 7,000.00

Ernst Schotte and Co. 
A German Tellurium 
Berlin, ca. 1875 

German tellurium with a coppered brass stand supporting candle and brass reflector with arm and gearing extending out to a diameter earth globe titled Die Erdkugel with small silver moon extending on a wire. Lithographed paper below the calendar marked the edge is somewhat frayed, with one small burn mark and one burn hole. 

Ernst Schotte established his geographical publishing business in 1855, and soon became one of the largest publishing houses in Germany. School tellurium were just part of a national business providing materials for school gymnasiums and private collectors. 

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