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Auction 190, Lot 596

"'T Koninkryk van China, met d'Aangrensende Landen van Siam en Bengale", Aa, Pieter van der

Subject: China, Korea & Japan

Period: 1720 (circa)


Color: Hand Color

9 x 5.9 inches
22.9 x 15 cm
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This unusual map covers from Tibet and northern India through Korea and Japan, and to northern Thailand. At center is the imaginary Chiamaeus Lacus with four huge rivers flowing south into Bangladesh and Burma. The Great Wall is prominently depicted. The pictorial cartouche features Chinese merchants with some of the goods that were sought-after by European traders.


Condition: A

A crisp impression on a bright sheet with marginal soiling.

Estimate: $275 - $350

Sold for: $200

Closed on 11/16/2022