Enjoy having this 16th century replica globe resting on your desk of your home or office. Its classy yet touch of elegance makes it an all time favorite. Our globes are finished in a semi-matte and complement both traditional and contemporary decor. The original maps used for the set of Terrestrial and Celestial maps were drawn by Gerardus Mercator in 1541 and were revolutionary in that age and time. This globe features a wooden stand as well as a compass to know the direction. Gift boxed, this can make a great holiday or casual gift for practically anyone. * Dimensions: 5.75 x 8.25".