Auction 128, Lot 558

"Fionia vulgo Funen", Blaeu, (Family)

Subject: Denmark

Period: 1640 (circa)

Publication:

Color: Hand Color

Size:
19.6 x 15 inches
49.8 x 38.1 cm

Fine map of Fyn, Langeland and Als decorated with two distinctive cartouches, fancy scroll calligraphy and sailing ships. A large coat of arms is at upper left and the title cartouche featuring farmers and cows is at lower left. At right is a second cartouche containing a distance scale in an unusual vertical format. Latin text on verso.

References:

Condition: B

Lovely old color with some minor offsetting and foxing.

Estimate: $200 - $250

Sold for: $150

Closed on 5/20/2009

Archived