Auction 101, Lot 63

"Theoria Trium Superiorum Planetarum", Cellarius/Schenk & Valck

Subject: Solar System

Period: 1708 (published)

Publication: Atlas Coelestis…

Color: Hand Color

Size:
19.8 x 16.8 inches
50.3 x 42.7 cm

Charming chart representing the motions of the three superior planets (Mars, Jupiter & Saturn). Numerous putti and birds hover in the surrounding cloud background and support the title banners.

References:

Condition: B

Original color with oxidation resulting in slight paper cracks and tiny bit of loss. Professionally backed with Japanese tissue to strengthen the paper.

Estimate: $700 - $800

Unsold

Closed on 12/4/2002

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