Auction 132, Lot 624

"Royaume de la Chine", Sanson, Nicolas

Subject: China and Korea

Period: 1683 (published)

Publication:

Color: Hand Color

Size:
7.6 x 9.6 inches
19.3 x 24.4 cm

This finely engraved map of the Kingdom of China includes the island of Korea, 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.

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Condition: A

There is some toning and chipping in blank margins.

Estimate: $300 - $375

Sold for: $160

Closed on 6/2/2010

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