Auction 89, Lot 202

"Moscoviae Pars Australis Auctore Isaaco Massa",

Subject: Russia and Ukraine

Period: 1646 (circa)

Publication:

Color: Hand Color

Size:
19.5 x 15 inches
49.5 x 38.1 cm

Very decorative map of the region north of the Sea of Azov. The land is fully engraved with forests and wild animals and tiny ships sail in the sea. Three corners of the map are decorated with large cartouches, each flanked with figures depicting the royalty and merchant class. Attractive later color. Paper added to bottom corners, well away from the engraved image. Minor crease along fold at bottom and repaired split in bottom margin. Overall clean, crisp and very good condition.

References:

Condition: A

Estimate: $400 - $500

Sold for: $400

Closed on 12/8/1999

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