Auction 134, Lot 646

"La Chine, Suivant les Nouvelles Observations", Aa, Pieter van der

Subject: China, Korea & Japan

Period: 1713 (circa)

Publication: Nouveau Theatre du Monde

Color: Black & White

11.5 x 9 inches
29.2 x 22.9 cm

A very uncommon map with a pictorial cartouche featuring Chinese merchants with temples in the background. The map covers most of China with an unusual depiction of the Korean peninsula showing the Isle de Fungma ou de Quelpaerts at its southern tip.


Condition: B+

Near fine example with wide margins and dark impression. A circular stain rests on the border at bottom center.

Estimate: $220 - $275

Sold for: $100

Closed on 12/1/2010