Auction 101, Lot 426

"Imperii Russici et Tartariae Universae tam majoris et Asiaticae quam minoris et Europae Tabula…", Homann Heirs

Subject: Northern Asia, Russian Empire

Period: 1730 (dated)

Publication:

Color: Hand Color

Size:
21.5 x 18.8 inches
54.6 x 47.8 cm

Finely engraved and detailed map covering all of the region from the Baltic Sea across Siberia and south into China including Korea, Japan and Formosa. Decorative cartouche contains an archer and bear. Another very elaborate cartouche is a tribute to Anna I (Anna Ivanovna) of Russia, the daughter of Ivan V and the niece of Peter the Great. Cartouches uncolored, as issued.

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Condition: A

On a full sheet of hand laid paper with watermark.

Estimate: $200 - $250

Sold for: $375

Closed on 12/4/2002

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