Auction 139, Lot 667

"Suratte, een Volkryke Koopstadt in Oostindie Onder Het Gebiet van Den Grooten Mogol / Suratta Syrastra Ptolomaei, Regni Cognominis, quin imo Totius Indiae Maximum Emporium", Schenk, Pieter

Subject: Surat, India

Period: 1702 (circa)

Publication: Hecatompolis, sive Totius Orbis Terrarum…

Color: Hand Color

Size:
10.3 x 8.3 inches
26.2 x 21.1 cm

This is a rare view of Surat, India from Schenk's important town atlas. Surat was a key port town for the British East India Company. This view depicts the city in the background with numerous sailing ships and one sinking ship.

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Condition: A

Marginal soiling, else fine.

Estimate: $220 - $250

Sold for: $160

Closed on 2/15/2012

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