Catalog Archive
Auction 158, Lot 327

"Tabula Frisiae Orientalis olim Ubbonis Emmii...", Homann, Johann Christoph

Subject: Northwestern Germany

Period: 1730 (circa)


Color: Hand Color

23 x 19.4 inches
58.4 x 49.3 cm

This decorative map of East Frisia shows roads, rivers, and forested areas. Large cities are depicted with miniature bird's-eye plans. In the top corners are large bird's-eye plans of Emden and Aurich, with keys identifying important locations. The bottom right corner of the map is filled with a huge vignette of Neptune, a shepherd and his flock, Cybele with two lions, and putti holding a drape with the East Frisian coat of arms.


Condition: B+

Full original color on watermarked paper with light toning along the centerfold. Narrow margins as issued, but adequate for framing.

Estimate: $275 - $350


Closed on 6/22/2016