Auction 123, Lot 722

"Parrel Vissery voor toute Conryn", Nieuhoff, Johann

Subject: India

Period: 1680 (circa)

Publication:

Color: Hand Color

Size:
14.2 x 10.8 inches
36.1 x 27.4 cm

An uncommon view of pearl fishing in the port of Tuticorin, in southern India. A numbered key at the upper right locates the points of interest. Titled in a banner across the sky.

References:

Condition: B+

An attractive example with a tear on the left, just entering the view, and repaired on the verso with archival tape.

Estimate: $130 - $160

Sold for: $100

Closed on 2/20/2008

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