Auction 125, Lot 764

"Royaume de la Chine", Sanson, Nicolas

Subject: China, Korea & Japan

Period: 1700 (circa)


Color: Hand Color

7.6 x 9.6 inches
19.3 x 24.4 cm

Superbly engraved map of the Kingdom of China showing Korea as an island, the island of Luzon in the Philippines, the island of Formosa and portions of Japan. A handsome wreath forms the title cartouche. Engraved by Antoine de Winter.


Condition: B+

Sharp impression and lovely color. There is a small paper flaw in a blank area at upper right, and a marginal tear at left, no affecting the map.

Estimate: $300 - $375

Sold for: $325

Closed on 9/24/2008