Auction 112, Lot 644

"Carte de la Baye de ou Chin-Chew Avec les Isles d'Emowi et de Quemowi", Bellin, Jacques Nicolas

Subject: China

Period: 1770 (circa)


Color: Hand Color

11.8 x 8.3 inches
30 x 21.1 cm

A small map of the bay of Changchow in the province of Fukien. Detail includes soundings, navigation hazards, forts and villages. Simple title block and fleur-de-lis. Nearly identical to the Bellin/Van Schley issue, but with a different cartouche.


Condition: A+

Dark impression on thick hand laid paper with large watermark and full margins. Modern coloring.

Estimate: $140 - $180

Sold for: $130

Closed on 9/28/2005