Auction 178, Lot 233

"[Untitled - Puerto Rico & Lesser Antilles]", Doncker, Henrick

Subject: Puerto Rico & Lesser Antilles

Period: 1660 (circa)

Publication:

Color: Hand Color

Size:
21.4 x 17.4 inches
54.4 x 44.2 cm

This rare sea chart of the Lesser Antilles extends from the northern coast of South America to Puerto Rico. Detail is confined to coastal place names with banks and navigational hazards shown in the seas. A compass rose orients north to the right. The map is adorned with a decorative cartouche containing Doncker's imprint.

References:

Condition: B+

A sturdy sheet with contemporary color in the map and later color in the cartouche and compass rose. There is light foxing, toning and soiling.

Estimate: $1,100 - $1,400

Sold for: $950

Closed on 6/10/2020

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