Auction 107, Lot 479

"Japan & Corea", Tallis, John

Subject: Japan & Korea

Period: 1850 (circa)

Publication: China, its Scenery, Architecture, Social Habits &c. Illustrated

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

Two folds, as issued. Couple of tiny spots on fold, overall very good.

Estimate: $180 - $230

Sold for: $130

Closed on 6/9/2004

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