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Auction 144, Lot 169

"Denmark", Neele, Samuel John

Subject: Denmark

Period: 1790 (circa)


Color: Hand Color

14.7 x 14.7 inches
37.3 x 37.3 cm

This map of Denmark shows the country divided into regions, with only a few rivers and lakes filling the interior. Key cities are also named, including Copenhagen on the eastern shore of Zeeland. The decorative title is on a stone plinth surrounded by grass and foliage.


Condition: C+

Original color on watermarked paper with light soiling and several cracks caused by the oxidation of the green pigment that have been closed on verso with archival tape. There is a tear that enters 1" into map at left that has also been archivally repaired.

Estimate: $140 - $170

Sold for: $170

Closed on 4/3/2013