Auction 150, Lot 498

"Novissima et Accuratissima Helvetiae Rhaetiae, Valesiae et Partis Sabaudiae Tabula", Ottens, Reiner and Joshua

Subject: Switzerland

Period: 1740 (circa)

Publication:

Color: Hand Color

Size:
22.3 x 19.1 inches
56.6 x 48.5 cm

This large and very detailed map of Switzerland graphically depicts the mountainous region. Hundreds of tiny villages are named and political boundaries are outlined. The map is decorated with a drape-style cartouche held aloft by putti.

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Condition: A+

A bright, clean example with a dark impression and original color.

Estimate: $240 - $300

Sold for: $250

Closed on 9/17/2014

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