Auction 119, Lot 631

"Praefecturae Principatus Querfurtensis Dahmiana et Iuterboccensis", Seutter/Lotter

Subject: Germany

Period: 1730 (circa)

Publication:

Color: Hand Color

Size:
22.5 x 19.4 inches
57.2 x 49.3 cm

Very decorative map of Querfurt in Germany. The area shown is roughly centered on Bayreuth with Potsdam in the north, Goltzen in the east, Dahme in the south and Treuenpriezen in the west. Exquisitely engraved cartouches in three corners, with the title cartouche adorned with a veiled woman and cupids, all reclining on a on a sculptural Baroque framework.

References:

Condition: A

Repaired marginal tears at the top, near centerfold, just touching map. One printer's crease in bottom margin, still very good.

Estimate: $240 - $300

Sold for: $180

Closed on 5/9/2007

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