Auction 122, Lot 753

"Over-Winningh van de Stadt Cotchin op de Kust van Malabaer", Nieuhoff, Johann

Subject: India

Period: 1682 (circa)

Publication:

Color: Hand Color

Size:
14 x 10.8 inches
35.6 x 27.4 cm

This graphic engraving illustrates the capture of the Portuguese outpost at Cochin. In 1663, the Dutch became the new rulers of the Malabar Coast and Cochin became the headquarters and residence of the Commander of the East India Company (VOC). Engraved by C. Decker.

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Condition: A

Lovely impression.

Estimate: $140 - $180

Sold for: $220

Closed on 12/5/2007

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