"Asia intra Maeotim Pontum et Mare Caspium", Weigel, Christopher
Period: 1720 (circa)
Color: Hand Color
15 x 12 inches
38.1 x 30.5 cm
Finely engraved map of the Caucasus region extending up into present-day Ukraine, Southern Russia and Kazakhstan. The Caspian Sea is very misshapen. Title cartouche is held aloft by a large cherub and is surrounded by ancient coins.
Original pastel coloring, toned on fold.