Auction 91, Lot 195

"Pais qui sont Aux Environs de la Riviere de la Plata et du Pais des Patagons",

Subject: South America

Period: 1683 (circa)

Publication: Description de l'Univers

Color: Black & White

Size:
3.8 x 5.7 inches
9.7 x 14.5 cm

Decorative miniature map focusing on the region of the River de la Plata. The title cartouche, which obscures the northern part of the continent, is flanked by two cherubs and decorated with reptiles. Four ships sail in the seas. Nice sharp impression.

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Condition: A

Estimate: $170 - $200

Sold for: $120

Closed on 6/14/2000

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