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Auction 101, Lot 421

"Asia intra Maeotim Pontum et Mare Caspium", Weigel, Christopher

Subject: Caucasus

Period: 1720 (circa)


Color: Hand Color

15 x 12 inches
38.1 x 30.5 cm
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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.


Condition: B

Original pastel coloring, toned on fold.

Estimate: $100 - $130

Sold for: $75

Closed on 12/4/2002