Auction 109, Lot 513

"Taurica Chersonesus Hodie Przecopsca, et Gazara dicitur", Jansson, Jan

Subject: Ukraine

Period: 1650 (circa)

Publication:

Color: Hand Color

Size:
19.6 x 15 inches
49.8 x 38.1 cm

Lovely copper engraved map of the region north of the Black Sea based on Mercator. The interior is filled with large forests and mountains. Embellished with small title cartouche surrounded by farmers, putti and livestock, and a scale of miles cartouche featuring a group of cherubs using surveying instruments.

References:

Condition: B

Lightly toned with original color.

Estimate: $250 - $325

Sold for: $250

Closed on 12/1/2004

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