The old world globe stand measures 14.25 x 21.65". A classic globe stand with a 17th C. Hondius globe. It features a hand-rubbed and French finished rosewood stand. The Old World at your fingertips... Emblematic of 17th C. science. Uniting precious bronze with hardwood and hand applied paper gores on a papier-mache core. Legendary cartographer, Jodocus Hondius, worked in Amsterdam during the 1600s, then one of the world's commercial hubs. Galleons sailing oceans to the farthest corners of the then known world. Exotic cultures, languages, people and goods to be traded, bought and sold. Gold and ivory, spices and silks. Spin the world and enjoy a touch of true history.