Auction 136, Lot 494

"Regnum Hiberniae, tam Secundum IV Provincias Principales Ultoniam, Connaciam, Lageniam, Momoniam…", Seutter, Matthias

Subject: Ireland

Period: 1741 (circa)

Publication:

Color: Hand Color

Size:
19.5 x 22.7 inches
49.5 x 57.7 cm

A spectacular map of Ireland based on Visscher's similar map, but with entirely original decorations. The title cartouche supports the royal British arms and the large pictorial cartouche at bottom presents a bucolic scene of Mercury with herdsmen, shepherds and fishermen and supports the Irish coat of arms.

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Condition: A

Faint toning on centerfold, else fine.

Estimate: $600 - $700

Sold for: $475

Closed on 6/1/2011

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