Auction 106, Lot 505

"Chine, et Indes avec les Isles", Brion de la Tour/Desnos

Subject: Southeast Asia

Period: 1766 (dated)

Publication:

Color: Hand Color

Size:
12.5 x 11 inches
31.8 x 27.9 cm

Lovely map with decorative (uncolored) cartouche. An elaborate rococo border (printed from a separate plate) surrounds the map. Good detail of major rivers and cities from Eastern Persia to the Philippines. Includes all of the East Indies and locates Ternate in the Spice Islands.

References:

Condition: A

Couple of minor tears and repairs in blank margins.

Estimate: $200 - $240

Sold for: $160

Closed on 3/3/2004

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