Auction 173, Lot 249

Gilt Highlights

"Nieuwe Pascaert van de Oost Cust van Schotlandt...", Keulen, Johannes van

Subject: Eastern Scotland, Orkney Islands

Period: 1681 (circa)


Color: Hand Color

22.8 x 20.1 inches
57.9 x 51.1 cm

This handsome sea chart of eastern Scotland extends from Edinburgh north to Aberdeen and the Orkney Islands. It features good coastal detail including rivers, towns, anchorages and soundings. North is oriented to the right and is marked by two compass roses with fleur-de-lis. Adorned by decorative title and distance scale cartouches and both a sailing ship and sea monster in the surrounding waters.

References: Phillips (Atlases) #3444-21.

Condition: A

A nice impression on a clean sheet.

Estimate: $400 - $475


Closed on 6/5/2019