Catalog Archive
Auction 115, Lot 640

"L'Asia divisa ne' suoi principali Stati di Nuova Projezione", Zatta, Antonio

Subject: Asia

Period: 1777 (dated)


Color: Hand Color

15.8 x 12 inches
40.1 x 30.5 cm
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This Italian map is based on contemporary French sources and the work of Rizzi-Zannoni. A dense cluster of islands, Isole Alessiane, fills the sea between Kamchatka and North America. A decorative title cartouche features an incense pot, umbrella and bird of paradise; all symbols of the exotic orient.


Condition: B

Original color, faint toning along centerfold.

Estimate: $275 - $350


Closed on 6/21/2006