Auction 103, Lot 332

"Hibernia", Keere, Pieter Van Den

Subject: Ireland

Period: 1617 (circa)


Color: Black & White

4.7 x 3.2 inches
11.9 x 8.1 cm

Fine miniature map based on Mercator. The map is densely engraved with a moiré-pattern in the sea and considerable detail in the interior. A tiny ship sails the sea and a strapwork title cartouche ornaments the map. Latin text on verso.


Condition: A

Crisp impression. Tiny tear in blank margin. Hinge remnants on verso.

Estimate: $170 - $200

Sold for: $120

Closed on 6/11/2003