Auction 135, Lot 481

"Tafel vande XVII Nederlandze Provincien, Vertonende der zelver verdeling, grootte van Landen en Steden, mids-gaders haar Regering, zo Politiecq als Kerk-lyck, en veel andere merkweerdige zaken, ten nutte vande Historien en Geographie", Schenk, Pieter

Subject: Low Countries

Period: 1707 (dated)

Publication:

Color: Hand Color

Size:
21.4 x 18.8 inches
54.4 x 47.8 cm

This interesting chart contains the coat of arms of the 17 Dutch provinces, with descriptions of the major cities and towns, political and religious diversity, trades, inventions and VOC (Dutch East India Company) chambers. The small map in the top left corner shows contours of the famous Leo Belgicus and a mileage chart fills the opposite corner. A Latin title, Tabula XVII Foederati Belgii Provinciarum… is above the Dutch title.

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Condition: A

Nice impression and original color with just a hint of light toning.

Estimate: $600 - $700

Sold for: $400

Closed on 2/16/2011

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