Auction 107, Lot 360

"Territorium Metense Auctore A.B. Fabert Consule urbis Metensis le pais Messin", Jansson, Jan

Subject: France

Period: 1656 (circa)


Color: Hand Color

19.4 x 15 inches
49.3 x 38.1 cm

Lovely map of the Metz Region, centered on Metz and the Moselle River Valley. Richly embellished in each corner with coats of arms, distance scales and a garland draped title cartouche. Latin text on verso.


Condition: B

Lovely original color. Paper is thin along centerfold where the backstrap has been removed. Small manuscript notation in brown ink in cartouche attributing the map to Hondius.

Estimate: $150 - $200

Sold for: $120

Closed on 6/9/2004