Auction 133, Lot 607

"Province de Kiang-Si", Du Halde/D'Anville

Subject: China

Period: 1735 (circa)

Publication: Description Geographique de la Chine…

Color: Hand Color

Size:
10.8 x 13.3 inches
27.4 x 33.8 cm

This is a very handsome and detailed map of the strategically important Jangxi province, which is centered on the Gan River valley, the primary trade route between the Yangtze River valley in the north and Guangdong province in the south. The map is embellished with a large and very elaborate chinoiserie-style title cartouche.

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Condition: A+

Very wide original margins.

Estimate: $200 - $250

Sold for: $160

Closed on 9/1/2010

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