Cartography is the science of drawing maps. If you have seen antique maps and globes, it’s not difficult to understand why the creation of these items is considered an artform and a science. The inherent beauty and artistry of maps attracts collectors ranging from decorators to scientists!
Our expert has worked for auction houses in the Midwest and East Coast. She has previously sold Cary globes for over five-figures at auction!
Objects of Function and Artistry
Once used as guides to the world, maps and globes are now often used as decorative items in the home or office. The appreciation of these objects for their aesthetic qualities, has seen an increase in auction prices.
Do you have an old map or globe? Send pictures to our expert for a fast and easy appraisal.