Auction 130, Lot 550

"Regnum Bohemiae etque Annexae Provinciae ut Ducatus Silesiae Marchionatus Moraviae et Lusatiae", Kauffer, Michael

Subject: Czech Republic

Period: 1720 (circa)

Publication:

Color: Hand Color

Size:
15 x 13 inches
38.1 x 33 cm

This attractive and very detailed map is a reduced version of Nicolas Visscher's map of the Kingdom of Bohemia. It covers the region of present-day Czech Republic, with a bit of Germany, Poland and Moravia; includes the cities of Dresden, Meissen, Brno, and Prague. The large title cartouche is surrounded with cherubs and coats of arms for Moravia, Bohemia, Lusatia and Silesia, and the scale of miles includes a cherub with a globe and sextant.

References:

Condition: B+

Superb old color with faint toning along centerfold. The fold is reinforced with light tissue on verso.

Estimate: $275 - $350

Sold for: $160

Closed on 12/2/2009

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