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Auction 118, Lot 767

"L'Asia divisa ne' suoi principali Stati di Nuova Projezione", Zatta, Antonio

Subject: Asia

Period: 1777 (dated)

Publication:

Color: Hand Color

Size:
15.8 x 12 inches
40.1 x 30.5 cm

This Italian map is based on contemporary French sources and the work of Rizzi-Zannoni. A dense cluster of islands, Isole Alessiane, fills the sea between Kamchatka and North America. A decorative title cartouche features an incense pot, umbrella and bird of paradise; all symbols of the exotic orient.

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Condition: B

Original color, faint toning along centerfold.

Estimate: $275 - $350

Sold for: $200

Closed on 3/6/2007

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