Auction 113, Lot 734

"Narsinga et Ceylon", Bertius, Petrus

Subject: Southern India & Sri Lanka

Period: 1610 (circa)

Publication: Tabularum Geographicarum Contractarum

Color: Black & White

Size:
4.9 x 3.5 inches
12.4 x 8.9 cm

Petrus Kaerius engraved this early miniature map of southern India and Ceylon. Narsinga, referred to as the Kingdom of Bisnaga by the Portuguese, was the Hindu Vijayanagara Empire that controlled southern India. Dutch text on verso.

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Condition: B

Very nice impression with full margins. Show through of text on verso, else very good.

Estimate: $180 - $200

Sold for: $275

Closed on 12/7/2005

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