Auction 127, Lot 560

"Territorium Norimbergense", Jansson, Jan

Subject: Germany

Period: 1636 (circa)


Color: Hand Color

18.3 x 14.2 inches
46.5 x 36.1 cm

Fabulous map centered on Nuremberg with the surrounding countryside pictorially presented. The map is decorated with a large title cartouche surmounted by the trumpeting, female representation of Fame and a coat of arms, and a smaller, but equally elaborate, text cartouche. At right is a large inset plan of the city with a key to the major buildings. Latin text on verso.


Condition: B+

Backed with Japanese tissue, repairing the centerfold separation at top and bottom. Some paper has been replaced in the wide blank margins, well away from the map.

Estimate: $375 - $425

Sold for: $350

Closed on 2/25/2009