Auction 124, Lot 441

"Daniae Regnum in quo sunt Ducatus Holsatia et Slesvicum Insulae Danicae et Provinciae Iutia Scania Blekingia et Hallandia", Ottens/De Wit

Subject: Denmark

Period: 1730 (circa)

Publication:

Color: Hand Color

Size:
23 x 19.5 inches
58.4 x 49.5 cm

This is Ottens version of De Wit's fine map of Denmark, Sleschwig-Holstein and southern Sweden. There is very good detail throughout the map with even very tiny villages located. The title cartouche features the Danish coat of arms flanked by two nearly naked Danes and several farm animals.

References:

Condition: A

There are some edge tears and soil in blank margins and a couple of insignificant light spots in map.

Estimate: $250 - $300

Sold for: $180

Closed on 5/7/2008

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