Auction 117, Lot 462

"Le Royaume de Norwege Divise en ses cinq Principaux Gouvernements…", Chiquet, Jacques

Subject: Norway and Sweden

Period: 1719 (dated)

Publication:

Color: Hand Color

Size:
6.4 x 8.5 inches
16.3 x 21.6 cm

This charming, uncommon map illustrates Norway divided into provinces. It extends to include a bit of Sweden. A table at upper left lists the kings of Norway. Sea monsters, flying fish and ships fill the North Sea.

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Condition: B

Original outline color. Lightly toned with minor printer's ink residue and a couple of faint stains.

Estimate: $180 - $230

Sold for: $100

Closed on 12/6/2006

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