Auction 117, Lot 832

"[Table Bay, Cape of Good Hope]", Valentyn, Francois

Subject: South Africa

Period: 1726 (circa)

Publication: Oud en Nieuw Oost Indien

Color: Black & White

14.3 x 10.7 inches
36.3 x 27.2 cm

Handsome bird's eye perspective view and plan of Table Bay on the Cape of Good Hope. There is a decorative alphabetic key in the lower right, detailing the fort, church and other buildings that comprised the town at this time. The stunning Table Mountain range is shown in the background.


Condition: B

Generally good with a very light damp stain barely visible in the view.

Estimate: $325 - $400

Sold for: $240

Closed on 12/6/2006