Auction 137, Lot 529

"Antiquae Germaniae Septemtrionalis Descriptio", Cluver, Philipp

Subject: Scandinavia

Period: 1630 (circa)

Publication:

Color: Hand Color

Size:
14 x 10.5 inches
35.6 x 26.7 cm

This simple map of Scandinavia depicts the area as heavily forested with a few mountain ranges and the coastline dotted with islands. Regions and rivers are named, although only the city of Bergen is indicated on the map. The map features a strapwork cartouche supported by putti and a stippled sea.

References:

Condition: B+

Watermarked paper with light toning.

Estimate: $140 - $170

Sold for: $70

Closed on 9/14/2011

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