Auction 140, Lot 641

"Nova Mappa Geographica Maris Assoviensis vel de Zabache et Paludis Maeotidis…", Seutter, Matthias

Subject: Black Sea & Crimea

Period: 1730 (circa)


Color: Hand Color

22.5 x 19 inches
57.2 x 48.3 cm

This map focuses on the Sea of Azof and the surrounding area. Numerous soundings are shown in the sea, while the land is filled with towns, roads, and pictorial representations of the topography. A large title cartouche is surrounded by natives, including hunters and a nobleman.


Condition: B

Original color on heavy paper with a few spots of foxing and a damp stain in cartouche. There are a few minute worm holes only visible when held to light and narrow, but adequate, margins.

Estimate: $275 - $350


Closed on 5/23/2012