Auction 102, Lot 459

"Charte das Russische Reich und die von den Tatarn Bewohnte Lander in Europa und Asia Enthaltend…", Gussefeld/Homann Heirs

Subject: Northern Asia

Period: 1786 (dated)

Publication:

Color: Hand Color

Size:
24 x 18 inches
61 x 45.7 cm

Expansive map of Russia extending to show China, Korea, Japan. Lovely cartouche features a three-masted ship. Scroll-like inset gives names of 24 regions keyed to the map. Drawn by Gussefeld.

References:

Condition: B

Color slightly weak, otherwise very good.

Estimate: $250 - $350

Sold for: $180

Closed on 3/5/2003

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