Auction 114, Lot 463

"Praefecturae Altenburgensis et Ronneburgensis earumque vicinia Serenissimo Duci Saxo Gothano", Seutter, Matthias

Subject: Germany

Period: 1730 (circa)

Publication:

Color: Hand Color

Size:
22.8 x 19.5 inches
57.9 x 49.5 cm

A striking regional map centered on Altenburg and extending to include Borna, Penig, Crimmitschau, Ronneberg and Gera. But the most interesting features are the myriad of different symbols representing the cities, towns, churches, farms, postal stations, mines, mills, forests, etc. The large pictorial title cartouche includes a fine scene of a castle. Engraved by Tobias Conrad Lotter in his characteristic bold engraving style.

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Condition: A

Fine impression and original color. Bottom right corner missing in blank margin, well away from map.

Estimate: $200 - $250

Sold for: $190

Closed on 3/1/2006

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