Auction 111, Lot 622

"Kanton in platte grondt", Nieuhoff, Johann

Subject: China

Period: 1665 (circa)

Publication:

Color: Black & White

Size:
14.1 x 11 inches
35.8 x 27.9 cm

A superb bird's-eye plan of Guangzhou (Canton) and the surrounding countryside with ships and junks in the harbor. Putti hold the title cartouche and key that flank the plan.

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Condition: A

Nice impression with minor soil in blank margins.

Estimate: $150 - $200

Sold for: $300

Closed on 6/8/2005

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