Auction 142, Lot 435

"Scandinavia complectens Sueciae, Daniae & Norvegiae Regna ex Tabulis", Homann, Johann Baptist

Subject: Scandinavia

Period: 1720 (circa)


Color: Hand Color

22 x 18.8 inches
55.9 x 47.8 cm

Beautiful folio map of Scandinavia, including the Baltic States with a portion of northeastern Russia, locates Moscow, S. Michael Archangel, Konigsberg, and more. Elaborate figurative cartouche features a herald, putti, angels, a lion, and royal coat-of-arms. Four distance scales at upper right.

References: Phillips (A) #5960-32.

Condition: B+

A nice impression with two faint stains at right and marginal soiling.

Estimate: $475 - $550

Sold for: $250

Closed on 11/28/2012