Auction 129, Lot 580

"Mappa Geographica Regnum Bohemiae cum Adiunctis Ducatu Silesiae et Marchionatib, Moraviae et Lusatiae…", Seutter, Matthias

Subject: Central Europe

Period: 1720 (circa)

Publication:

Color: Hand Color

Size:
22.8 x 19.5 inches
57.9 x 49.5 cm

This finely detailed map focuses on the Kingdom of Bohemia (Czech Republic) and extends to include the regions of Silesia, Moravia and Lusatia of present-day Poland and Slovakia. The cartouche at the top shows the goddesses of hunting and the harvest, while the scale of miles is topped by a putto with cartographical tools and a vineyard.

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Condition: B

There is a tissue repair of a fold separation at bottom and a few light stains.

Estimate: $275 - $350

Sold for: $200

Closed on 9/23/2009

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