Auction 124, Lot 524

"Estats de Pologne…", Schenk, Pieter

Subject: Eastern Europe, Poland

Period: 1740 (circa)


Color: Hand Color

22.8 x 18 inches
57.9 x 45.7 cm

A crisply engraved map of Poland, Lithuania, Latvia, Belarus and Ukraine from Sanson's cartography. A figurative cartouche fills the upper corner. Titled in top margin: Regni Poloniae Magni Ducatus Lithuaniae Reliquarumque Polonis Subditarum Regionum Tabula.


Condition: C

The map has original color which has oxidized, resulting in some cracks, now patched on the verso with a variety of archival tape and paper. There are some stains and a number of small wormholes. The margins have been trimmed, but are still adequate for framing.

Estimate: $150 - $200

Sold for: $350

Closed on 5/7/2008