Auction 146, Lot 453

"Le Royaume de Danemark, Divise en Ses Provinces, Presente a Monseigneur le Duc de Bourgogne...", Jaillot/Ottens

Subject: Denmark

Period: 1740 (circa)

Publication:

Color: Hand Color

Size:
23.8 x 19.4 inches
60.5 x 49.3 cm

This bold map of Denmark and southern Sweden is engraved to show rivers, marshes, shoals, forests, and towns. The sheet is decorated with fine title and scale cartouches surrounded by livestock and putti. Latin title above top border, "Nova Daniae Regni Tabula, ad Usum Serenissimi Burgundiae Ducis."

References:

Condition: B+

Original outline color with later color in the cartouches. There is light soiling along centerfold and in blank margins. Bottom margin has been extended a bit to accommodate framing.

Estimate: $275 - $350

Sold for: $150

Closed on 9/4/2013

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