Auction 160, Lot 494

"Provincia Momoniae / The Province of Mounster", Jansson, Jan

Subject: Southwestern Ireland

Period: 1646 (circa)

Publication: Nouvel Atlas...

Color: Hand Color

19.4 x 15.1 inches
49.3 x 38.4 cm

This decorative map details the southwestern Irish province of Munster. Munster is the largest of the four provinces, with the counties of Limerick, Waterford, Cork, Clare and more. Many places are named including Tipperary, Bantry Bay and the Dingle Peninsula. The sea is decorated with ships, a sea monster, and a compass rose. A drape-style cartouche and a strapwork cartouche fill the top corners of the map. Latin text on verso, published between 1646-59.

References: Van der Krogt (Vol. I) #5920:1.

Condition: B+

Original outline color with faint color offsetting and scattered foxing. There are three chips in the top blank margin, far away from the map image.

Estimate: $350 - $425

Sold for: $250

Closed on 11/16/2016