Auction 111, Lot 406

"Dania", Ortelius/Coignet

Subject: Denmark

Period: 1609 (published)

Publication: Epitome theatri orbis terrarum

Color: Hand Color

4.7 x 3.2 inches
11.9 x 8.1 cm

Miniature map covering Denmark including that part of Sweden that was then controlled by Denmark. The map was engraved by the brothers Ambrose and Ferdinand Arsenius who had been assistants to Frans Hogenburg and co-engravers of Ortelius' folio Theatrum. This series of maps was accompanied by text by Michel Coignet and was published by Jan B. Vrients. Latin text on verso.


Condition: A

Original color with slight oxidation.

Estimate: $140 - $180

Sold for: $160

Closed on 6/8/2005