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Auction 194, Lot 614


"La Chine", Le Rouge, George Louis

Subject: China

Period: 1756 (circa)

Publication: Atlas Nouveau Portatif…

Color: Hand Color

8.5 x 10.9 inches
21.6 x 27.7 cm
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This uncommon and attractive small map of China shows the provinces, topography, and place names. The map extends to include the islands of Formose (Taiwan) and Hainan. A decorative title cartouche adorns the bottom right corner.


Condition: A

Contemporary outline color on a watermarked sheet with minor color offsetting and a couple 0.5" tears in the right margin that have been closed on verso with archival tape. There are tape stains in the top blank margin, well away from the image.

Estimate: $120 - $150

Sold for: $36

Closed on 9/13/2023