Auction 157, Lot 640

"L'Asie", La Feuille, Daniel de

Subject: Asia

Period: 1706 (circa)

Publication: Les Tablettes Guerrieres…

Color: Hand Color

Size:
7.3 x 5.3 inches
18.5 x 13.5 cm

Small map of the continent and the East Indies with little internal detail. Northeast Asia is still confused with an odd peninsula inserted between Niphon and Ter de Iesso. The title cartouche includes a warrior and an elephant.

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Condition: A+

A strong impression with attractive color, wide margins, and minor toning along the edges of the sheet.

Estimate: $200 - $230

Sold for: $160

Closed on 5/4/2016

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