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Auction 190, Lot 598

"L'Empire de la Chine, avec les Isles du Japon, et la Coree", Laporte, Joseph de

Subject: China, Korea & Japan

Period: 1781 (circa)


Color: Hand Color

8.7 x 6.9 inches
22.1 x 17.5 cm
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An uncommon small map of the region adorned with a decorative title cartouche featuring a Chinese man smoking a long pipe and a pair of waterfalls. The map shows the provinces of China with some topography and a few place names. Engraved by Vallet.


Condition: A

A crisp impression with light toning and foxing along the edges of the sheet.

Estimate: $140 - $170

Sold for: $100

Closed on 11/16/2022