Auction 128, Lot 553

"Gothia", Jansson, Jan

Subject: Sweden

Period: 1645 (circa)


Color: Hand Color

19.1 x 15.2 inches
48.5 x 38.6 cm

Decorative map of the southern part of Sweden. The forested topography and lakes are well depicted and there are numerous place names. The large cartouches have a military theme with Mars and his fierce hounds atop the title. The map is further embellished with several different sailing ships. German text on verso.


Condition: A

Nice impression and fine original color. There are faint damp stains in the blank margins and a little creasing on centerfold.

Estimate: $400 - $500


Closed on 5/20/2009