Auction 125, Lot 793

"Partie de l'Inde au de la du Gange [on sheet with] Presqu'Isle de l'Inde au de la du Gange", Sanson, Nicolas

Subject: Southeast Asia

Period: 1700 (circa)


Color: Hand Color

9.9 x 7.4 inches
25.1 x 18.8 cm

Two maps on one sheet showing Burma and Thailand, and the Malay Peninsula to Sumatra. The map of Burma and northern Thailand shows the mythical Lac de Chiamai with five great rivers issuing from it. Both of the maps are adorned with a lovely title cartouche. Engraved by Antoine d'Winter.


Condition: A+

Estimate: $160 - $200

Sold for: $120

Closed on 9/24/2008