Auction 106, Lot 385

"Das Wiflispurgergow", Jansson, Jan

Subject: Switzerland

Period: 1656 (circa)

Publication:

Color: Hand Color

Size:
19.5 x 15 inches
49.5 x 38.1 cm

Detailed map of the southwestern part of Switzerland showing Geneva, Lake Geneva, Lake Neuchatel, Lake Biel, Bern, Freiburg, Lake Thuner, etc. The decorative title cartouche is topped with two putti with grapes, goblet and carafe. The map is credited to Gerard Mercator. Latin text on verso.

References:

Condition: A

Original color. Minor spots and repaired tear in blank margins.

Estimate: $275 - $350

Sold for: $150

Closed on 3/3/2004

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