Auction 116, Lot 695

"Asia Concinnata Secundum Observationes Academiae Regalis Scientiarum et nonnulus alias, et juxta annotationes recentissimas Per G. de L'Isle", Lotter, Tobias Conrad

Subject: Asia

Period: 1770 (circa)

Publication:

Color: Hand Color

Size:
22.7 x 19 inches
57.7 x 48.3 cm

This large map of Asia includes the islands of the East Indies. The map is based on the cartography of Delisle with a similar treatment of Terra Yedo, Japan and Terre de la Compagnie. However, Lotter has chosen to not show the northern coastline of Asia. The figurative title cartouche features merchants and trade goods representing the wealth of the exotic Orient.

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Condition: B

Margins slightly trimmed but still adequate for framing. Some soil and damage to corners of blank margins. Minor soil in map.

Estimate: $275 - $350

Sold for: $200

Closed on 9/20/2006

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