Auction 106, Lot 496

"Japan & Corea", Tallis, John

Subject: Japan and Korea

Period: 1850 (circa)

Publication: The Illustrated Atlas

Color: Hand Color

Size:
13 x 10 inches
33 x 25.4 cm

Handsome and detailed map of the region embellished with three vignettes: a ceremonial barge, Korean dress, and a view of Yedo (Tokyo). The coastline of Korea is considerably less precise than that of Japan, as it was still relatively unknown. Surrounded by geometrically designed borders accented by flowers in the corners.

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Condition: A

Light even toning.

Estimate: $200 - $275

Sold for: $170

Closed on 3/3/2004

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