Auction 108, Lot 547

"Provinciarum Persicarum Kilaniae nempe Chirvaniae Dagestaniae…", Homann, Johann Baptist

Subject: Caspian Sea - Caucasus

Period: 1740 (circa)


Color: Hand Color

22.2 x 19 inches
56.4 x 48.3 cm

Beautiful map of the south part of the Caspian sea with the Caucasus and Turkmenistan. Inset with a fine view of the city of Baku (the former Tereki) in a decorative cartouche. Further embellished in Homann's bold style with a large pictorial title cartouche, scales cartouche, and an array of ships in the sea.


Condition: A

Margins slightly trimmed probably in a previous binding.

Estimate: $325 - $400

Sold for: $375

Closed on 9/29/2004