Auction 110, Lot 599

"Hunouang, e Sucuhen Provincie della China", Coronelli, Vincenzo Maria

Subject: China

Period: 1694 (circa)

Publication: Corso Geografico Universalle…

Color: Hand Color

Size:
23.5 x 17.5 inches
59.7 x 44.5 cm

This splendid map of Hunouang (Hubei) and Suchuen (Sichuan) comes from a set of six maps showing thirteen Chinese provinces. The map was based on the Blaeu/Martini map, but was rendered in Coronelli's unique, flourishing style with mountains, forests, lakes, rivers and towns all graphically depicted and embellished with large title and scale cartouches.

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Condition: A

Printed on very sturdy paper with a fine sharp impression. Light soil in blank margins, else fine.

Estimate: $600 - $700

Sold for: $750

Closed on 3/2/2005

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