Auction 136, Lot 508

"Fionia vulgo Funen", Blaeu, (Family)

Subject: Denmark

Period: 1640 (circa)

Publication:

Color: Hand Color

Size:
19.5 x 15 inches
49.5 x 38.1 cm

Fine map of Fyn, Langeland and Als decorated with two distinctive cartouches, fancy scroll calligraphy and sailing ships. A large coat of arms is at upper left and the title cartouche featuring farmers and cows is at lower left. At right is a second cartouche containing a distance scale in an unusual vertical format.

References:

Condition: B+

Faint centerfold toning and a few tiny spots in the image, else very good.

Estimate: $200 - $275

Unsold

Closed on 6/1/2011

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