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Auction 100, Lot 427

"[Lot of 2] Samboupo [and] Vue de Samboupo", Van der Schley, Jacob

Subject: Indonesia

Period: 1750 (circa)


Color: Hand Color

See Description

Pair of very detailed views of Samboupo on the island of Celebes (Sulawesi). First (14 x 7.8") is a bird's-eye perspective with great detail including the fort and hundreds of individual houses. Several ships and local craft fill the harbor and rivers. Second (11 x 7.3") is a view taken from aboard ship of the same area. It is enclosed in a boldly engraved border.


Condition: A+

Expert repairs in margins, not affecting images.

Estimate: $150 - $200

Sold for: $150

Closed on 9/12/2002