Auction 142, Lot 389

"Pascaarte vande Zee Custen van Guinea, en Brasilia…", Keulen, Johannes van

Subject: Atlantic Ocean

Period: 1684 (circa)

Publication:

Color: Hand Color

Size:
23.5 x 20.3 inches
59.7 x 51.6 cm

Attractive navigational chart that shows the South American coast from Guyana to Rio de la Plata and Africa's west coast from Cape Verde to the Cape of Good Hope. Filled with rhumb lines, ships, a compass rose, and a large cartouche with many sea creatures and Neptune riding a hippocampus.

References:

Condition: B

Some soiling along centerfold and at right, with a damp stain in bottom left corner. Professionally backed with Japanese tissue repairing centerfold separations, a small tear on bottom centerfold, and filling two burn holes in lower corners.

Estimate: $950 - $1,100

Sold for: $700

Closed on 11/28/2012

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