Auction 127, Lot 775

"Cap de Bonne Esperance", Fer, Nicolas de

Subject: Southern Africa

Period: 1705 (dated)

Publication: L'Atlas Curieux

Color: Black & White

14 x 9.8 inches
35.6 x 24.9 cm

This handsome sheet presents a coastal view of Table Bay at top with bird's-eye plans of Table Bay and the Dutch Fort at the bottom. All is enclosed in very decorative borders and the engraving is embellished with sailing ships.


Condition: A+

Estimate: $300 - $375

Sold for: $220

Closed on 2/25/2009