Auction 140, Lot 480

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

Subject: Ireland

Period: 1745 (circa)

Publication:

Color: Hand Color

Size:
19.5 x 22.5 inches
49.5 x 57.2 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.

References:

Condition: B

Bold original color with a small abrasion in eastern Munster, two tiny holes along centerfold, and light toning along centerfold. Light foxing primarily confined to blank margins.

Estimate: $550 - $650

Sold for: $375

Closed on 5/23/2012

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