Each antique, 19th century, American Victorian period, desk-top globe has a gilt basket bases issuing floral and foliate devices with one terrestrial globe and one celestial globe with stars and Masonic symbols. Pairs of globes atop columns were traditional decorations in Masonic lodges.
F. Mc. Dermott (New York, NY)
(1) The / New York / Globe / Manufactured by / F. Mc. Dermott / New-York / 1879.
Late 19th century
(2) Width 14 Depth 14 Height 23 inches
Base: Width 6.5 Depth 6.5 inches, Globe: Width 9 inches
Note: some chips.