Catalog Archive
Auction 168, Lot 697

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

Subject: Ships

Period: 1720 (circa)

Publication: Atlas Historique

Color: Hand Color

23 x 19.3 inches
58.4 x 49 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 crisp impression issued folding with minor offsetting, a few faint spots in the image, and a short fold separation in the top blank margin.

Estimate: $600 - $750

Sold for: $300

Closed on 6/6/2018