Auction 104, Lot 409

"Tabula Generalis Totius Belgii qua Provinciae, XVII. Infer.Germaniae olim sub S. R.I. Circulo Burgundiae…", Homann, Johann Baptist

Subject: The Netherlands, Belgium and Luxembourg

Period: 1720 (circa)

Publication:

Color: Hand Color

Size:
22.2 x 18.9 inches
56.4 x 48 cm

Fine map of the region filled with detail. The large title cartouche is engraved onto a drape held aloft by putti with the mythical figures of Neptune and Mercury examining the Dutch East Indies on a globe. A cartouche containing three distance scales ornament the opposite corner.

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Condition: B

Slight toning at fold with tissue repair on bottom separation, just entering border.

Estimate: $400 - $500

Sold for: $300

Closed on 9/10/2003

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