Auction 165, Lot 739

"Carte des Pavillons Accompagnee d'Observations pour en Faire Comprendre le Blazon et les Differentes Devises Aussy...", Chatelain, Henry Abraham

Subject: Prints Ships

Period: 1720 (circa)

Publication: Atlas Historique

Color: Hand Color

22.8 x 19.1 inches
57.9 x 48.5 cm

This striking sheet shows 88 marine flags of various seafaring nations. Also included is an alphabetic table listing the flags. At bottom is a guide to various colors and patterns used on flags.


Condition: A

A sharp impression on a bright sheet, issued folding with light toning along the edges of the sheet and a few faint spots of foxing.

Estimate: $600 - $800

Sold for: $400

Closed on 11/15/2017