Auction 158, Lot 327

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

Subject: Northwestern Germany

Period: 1730 (circa)

Publication:

Color: Hand Color

Size:
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.

References:

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

Unsold

Closed on 6/22/2016

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