Auction 110, Lot 525

"Nova Mappa Maris Nigri et Freti Constantino Politani…", Seutter/Lotter

Subject: Black Sea

Period: 1760 (circa)

Publication:

Color: Hand Color

Size:
22.6 x 19.2 inches
57.4 x 48.8 cm

Outstanding map of the regions surrounding the Black Sea. Beautifully engraved to show topography, roads and cities. A large inset of the Bosphorus with the city of Constantinople in upper right corner. Title engraved onto a drape-style cartouche held aloft by putti.

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Condition: A

Sharp impression and fine original color, with a couple of very insignificant spots.

Estimate: $350 - $400

Sold for: $250

Closed on 3/2/2005

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