Auction 127, Lot 684

"Gezigt van de Hellespont en van de Zee van Marmora", Tirion, Isaac

Subject: Turkey

Period: 1734 (circa)

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Color: Hand Color

Size:
6 x 5 inches
15.2 x 12.7 cm

Lovely little view of the Dardanelles, formerly called the Hellespont, a narrow strait connecting the Aegean Sea and the Sea of Marmora. The ancient city of Troy was located near the western entrance of the strait, and it is a strategic port that separates Europe from Asia. The important points are noted on a 16-point key below.

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Condition: A+

Estimate: $120 - $170

Sold for: $90

Closed on 2/25/2009

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