Catalog Archive
Auction 91, Lot 340

"Regna Congo et Angola",

Subject: Western Africa

Period: 1671 (circa)


Color: Black & White

13.5 x 11.2 inches
34.3 x 28.4 cm

Copper engraved map covering the region of modern-day Gabon, Congo, Zaire and Angola. The map is embellished with six sailing ships, and wild animals roaming the interior. The large title cartouche includes several figures and animals. A bit of light discoloration and a touch of residual color in cartouche. Backed with Japanese tissue. Clear crisp impression.


Condition: B

Estimate: $275 - $350

Sold for: $200

Closed on 6/14/2000