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Auction 152, Lot 721

"[Lot of 7 - South American Fruits]", Chedel, F.

Subject: Prints Botanical

Period: 1750 (circa)

Publication: Histoire Generale des Voyages...

Color: Black & White

10.9 x 7.2 inches
27.7 x 18.3 cm
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This lot includes seven engravings featuring various exotic fruits from South America. Among the fruits pictured are carambolas (starfruit), coconuts, jackfruit, mangoes, bananas, pineapples, papayas, and guavas. Size varies slightly.


Condition: B+

Fine impressions with light offsetting. A few of the sheets are slightly toned, and a couple of sheets have a faint damp stain at left. All of the plates have been trimmed to the neatline. Issued folding.

Estimate: $180 - $210

Sold for: $130

Closed on 2/18/2015