Auction 109, Lot 432

"Pictaviae Ducatus Descriptio, Vulgo le Pais de Poictov", Jansson, Jan

Subject: France

Period: 1660 (circa)

Publication:

Color: Hand Color

Size:
20.5 x 15 inches
52.1 x 38.1 cm

Fine map of the region including the coastline and the cities of Nantes and Rochelle prominently delineated. Richly ornamented with a banner-style title cartouche, the royal arms, a compass rose, sailing ship and a distance scale topped by a wine barrel and flanked by two adorable putti. Dutch text on verso.

References:

Condition: B

Lovely original color. Top fold separation just entering map border, else very good.

Estimate: $200 - $275

Sold for: $150

Closed on 12/1/2004

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