Auction 108, Lot 578

"Royaume de la Chine", Sanson, Nicolas

Subject: China and Korea

Period: 1652 (dated)

Publication:

Color: Hand Color

Size:
7.8 x 9.5 inches
19.8 x 24.1 cm

Finely engraved map of the Kingdom of China showing Korea as an island, the island of Luzon in the Philippines, the island of Formosa and portions of Japan. A handsome wreath forms the title cartouche. Engraved by A. Peyrounin.

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Condition: A

Couple of tiny spots, still very good.

Estimate: $180 - $230

Sold for: $325

Closed on 9/29/2004

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