Auction 173, Lot 362

"Carte Genealogique de la Suite des Empereurs d'Orient de Trebisonde d'Andrinople et Ottomans Comme Aussi des Rois de Ierusalem, de Cypre et d Armenie, et Leurs Alliances", Chatelain, Henry Abraham

Subject: Eastern Mediterranean & Middle East

Period: 1719 (circa)

Publication: Atlas Historique

Color: Hand Color

Size:
37.2 x 15.1 inches
94.5 x 38.4 cm

This uncommon and elaborate sheet delineates the complex genealogy of the Ottoman Empire's royal families and their coats of arms. A small map, Carte de l'Empire des Turcs en Europe et Asie (7.2 x 4.0"), centers on the Eastern Mediterranean and spans from Greece to Iraq. Printed on 2 joined sheets, as issued.

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Condition: B+

Old color on watermarked paper with a 2" split and small hole caused by the oxidation of green pigment in the left coat of arms. Light offsetting and toning.

Estimate: $350 - $425

Sold for: $500

Closed on 6/5/2019

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