Auction 129, Lot 761

"Province de Kiang-Si", Anville, Jean Baptiste Bourguignon d'

Subject: China

Period: 1737 (circa)

Publication: Nouvel atlas de la Chine, de la Tartarie chinoise and et du Thibet

Color: Hand Color

Size:
10.5 x 13 inches
26.7 x 33 cm

This is a very handsome and detailed map of the Jangxi province with many cities named plus watershed and topography. A large and very elaborate Chinoise title cartouche features gold highlights. The map locates the cities of Nan-Tchange-Fou (Nanchang) with Lake Poyang to the northeast, Ouan-ngan-hein, Kouang-Sin, and many more, each identified by its own icon. Blank verso.

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Condition: A+

Very early impression and fine coloring. Gold leaf highlights to cartouche and compass rose.

Estimate: $300 - $400

Sold for: $200

Closed on 9/23/2009

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