Auction 116, Lot 765

"Carte de l'Isle de Cheu-Chan ou Isle de Chusan de la Province de Che-kiang Avec les Costes et Isles voisines…", Bellin, Jacques Nicolas

Subject: China

Period: 1760 (circa)


Color: Hand Color

12.5 x 8 inches
31.8 x 20.3 cm

This detailed map portrays the coastal area east of Ningbo in the Chinese province of Chekiang, located across the bay from Shanghai. The ornate title cartouche with a large compass rose orients the map with north to the right. Engraved by J. van Schley. Dutch title at bottom: "Kaart van 't Eiland Cheu-Chan, of Chusan…"


Condition: A

Estimate: $130 - $170

Sold for: $95

Closed on 9/20/2006