Auction 130, Lot 722

"Royaume de la Chine", Sanson, Nicolas

Subject: China and Korea

Period: 1699 (circa)

Publication:

Color: Hand Color

Size:
7.6 x 9.6 inches
19.3 x 24.4 cm

Superbly engraved map of the Kingdom of China showing Korea as an island, the island of Luzon in the Philippines, the island of Formosa and portions of Japan. A handsome wreath forms the title cartouche. Engraved by Antoine de Winter.

References:

Condition: B

Remargined at left with a 3" binding tear expertly repaired.

Estimate: $200 - $250

Sold for: $150

Closed on 12/2/2009

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