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Auction 100, Lot 286

"De Zee-Custen van Vrancryck tusschen Swartenes en la Hague, Als mede de Custen van Engelandt, tusschen Doveren en Poortlandt", Doncker, Henrick

Subject: English Channel

Period: 1670 (circa)


Color: Hand Color

20.7 x 17.2 inches
52.6 x 43.7 cm

Impressive sea chart covering the Channel from Dover to Portland Bill and from Boulogne-sur-Mer to Cherbourg. The chart is oriented with England on the bottom and is richly embellished with a strapwork title cartouche and a distance scale with a cherub and navigational instruments.


Condition: B

Fine original color. Toned with a few spots. Backed with 18th or 19th century paper for additional strength, as is common for sea charts. Damp stains in margins with weakened paper, not affecting image.

Estimate: $500 - $600


Closed on 9/12/2002