Auction 168, Lot 623

"Asia ", Schreiber, Johann Georg

Subject: Asia

Period: 1750 (circa)

Publication:

Color: Hand Color

Size:
9.1 x 6.2 inches
23.1 x 15.7 cm

This interesting small map covers the continent and South East Asia in nice detail. Japan appears as a large single island incorporating Terra Yedso, and Compagnie Land is still shown to the east of Japan. The decorative title cartouche features merchants, exotic animals, and a ship. There is a panel of German text to right of the map.

References:

Condition: B+

In original color with a light stain in the lower margin that just enters the neatline and minor soiling mostly in the blank margins.

Estimate: $110 - $140

Sold for: $80

Closed on 6/6/2018

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