Auction 162, Lot 453

"Novissima et Accuratissima Regni et Insulae Hiberniae Delineatio, in qua sunt Lagenia, Ultonia, Connachia, et Momonia, Provinciae... ", Schenk, Pieter

Subject: Ireland

Period: 1700 (circa)

Publication:

Color: Hand Color

Size:
19.4 x 23.3 inches
49.3 x 59.2 cm

A fine large map of Ireland with wonderful topographical detail and place names throughout. Roads, castles, archbishoprics, and more are also shown. The title appears in a drape-style cartouche held aloft by three cherubs, while the decorative distance scales and key at bottom right feature sailing ships and the coat of arms.

References:

Condition: A

A dark impression with full, original color on a bright sheet. There is minor soiling and a professionally repaired centerfold separation that enters 1" into image at right.

Estimate: $700 - $850

Sold for: $400

Closed on 4/26/2017

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