Auction 103, Lot 476

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

Subject: Northern Asia, Russian Empire

Period: 1739 (dated)


Color: Hand Color

21.8 x 19 inches
55.4 x 48.3 cm

Great copper-engraved map of the Russian Empire in both Europe and Asia. The map extends to include Japan and much of China. Two decorative cartouches, one showing Anna I Ivanovna Romanov, Empress of Russia, who reigned from 1730-40. The title cartouche shows a bear hunt in progress.


Condition: A

Original color. Hinge remnants on verso.

Estimate: $300 - $350

Sold for: $200

Closed on 6/11/2003