Auction 117, Lot 769

"Chine", Anon.

Subject: China, Korea & Japan

Period: 1720 (circa)

Publication: La Science des Personnes de Cour. . .

Color: Hand Color

Size:
6.8 x 5.4 inches
17.3 x 13.7 cm

Uncommon, delicately engraved miniature map of China, Taiwan and Korea. It shows the Great Wall of China, and has the tiny cities minutely noted, including Peking in China, Pingan in Korea, and Yedo (Tokyo) in Japan. This map was included in a two volume set written by M. de Chevigny and published by Zacharias Chatelain.

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Condition: A

Very nice with attractive color and a tiny bit of offsetting, with folds as issued.

Estimate: $100 - $150

Sold for: $75

Closed on 12/6/2006

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