Auction 111, Lot 580

"Carte von Asien…", Walch, Johannes

Subject: Asia

Period: 1820 (dated)

Publication:

Color: Hand Color

Size:
23.5 x 20 inches
59.7 x 50.8 cm

A handsome, copper engraved map of Asia that extends to include all of present-day Indonesia, and northeast to include a portion of the Aleutian Chain. Filled with details. Fancy scroll lettering in title cartouche. Surrounded by a finely engraved keyboard border with original green coloring.

References:

Condition: A

Strong impression and fine original outline coloring. Close trimmed at bottom, as issued.

Estimate: $200 - $250

Sold for: $150

Closed on 6/8/2005

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