Auction 121, Lot 648

"Amplissima Ucraniae Regio Palatinatus Kioviensem et Braclaviensem…", Seutter, Matthias

Subject: Ukraine

Period: 1770 (circa)

Publication:

Color: Hand Color

Size:
22.8 x 19.5 inches
57.9 x 49.5 cm

An uncommon and attractive map of the Ukraine has excellent detail of the river systems and charming, pictorial topography. It is decorated with two elegantly engraved cartouches that suggest the riches of the farm, including sheaves of wheat, cattle and Demeter, the goddess of the harvest.

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Condition: B

A sturdy sheet with a nice impression. There is a light stain just entering the bottom of the map.

Estimate: $350 - $450

Sold for: $1,400

Closed on 9/26/2007

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