Auction 134, Lot 626

"[Globe Gore, Central Asia and Middle East)", Coronelli, Vincenzo Maria

Subject: Globe Gore, Central Asia and Middle East

Period: 1690 (circa)


Color: Black & White

10.2 x 17 inches
25.9 x 43.2 cm

This beautifully engraved gore sheet covers the regions of Russia, the Caucasus, the Holy Land, Egypt and part of Arabia. The image is finely engraved and filled with detail typical of Coronelli's great globes. This gore details the area from the Kola Peninsula through Russia to the Black Sea and Turkey, and the Middle East ending in the region of Egypt and Arabia. Shows part of the Red Sea and Persian Gulf. Filled with place names throughout. On a full sheet with wide margins. Italian text on verso with page number 294.


Condition: A

Dark, early impression on thick hand laid paper with full, original margins. A little water staining in lower margin.

Estimate: $450 - $550

Sold for: $550

Closed on 12/1/2010