Auction 165, Lot 720

"Vue & Description de la Ville de Lovango dans le Royaume de Congo...", Chatelain, Henry Abraham

Subject: Western Africa

Period: 1720 (circa)

Publication: Atlas Historique…

Color: Black & White

17.1 x 14.3 inches
43.4 x 36.3 cm

This folio sheet contains a large view of the fabled city of Lovango at top and 10 vignettes of the people and ceremonies of the kingdom of Congo with French text descriptions.


Condition: A

A sharp impression, issued folding on paper with a Strasbourg Lily watermark and a short tear in the bottom blank margin that has been closed on verso with archival tape.

Estimate: $100 - $130

Sold for: $75

Closed on 11/15/2017