Auction 139, Lot 474

"Corona Portugalliae et Algarbia Veteris Hispaniae quondam Pars…", Schenk, Pieter

Subject: Portugal

Period: 1703 (dated)

Publication:

Color: Hand Color

Size:
19.5 x 23.5 inches
49.5 x 59.7 cm

This detailed map of Portugal depicts towns of various sizes, castles, Archbishoprics, and Universities, with a legend at bottom left. The decorative title cartouche is presented on a drape with a vignette of a sailing ship and the coats of arms of Portugal and Algarve, the southernmost region of Portugal.

References:

Condition: B

Original color with light toning along centerfold and in blank margins, and a few spots of soiling. There are a few short tears and a damp stain in left blank margin.

Estimate: $350 - $450

Sold for: $180

Closed on 2/15/2012

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