Auction 93, Lot 200

"Marchionatus Moraviae", Hondius/Jansson

Subject: Eastern Europe

Period: 1640 (circa)

Publication:

Color: Hand Color

Size:
21.2 x 15.2 inches
53.8 x 38.6 cm

Copper engraved map of the historic Moravia region of the Czech Republic. Includes the cities of Olomouc (Olmitz), Jihlava (Iglaw), and the region surrounding present day Brno. Finely engraved with mountains, forests and even the smallest villages. Decorated with a title cartouche supporting a pair of cherubs and the coat of arms, and strapwork cartouche containing the distance scales and map key.

References:

Condition: B

Attractive original color. Faint offsetting, else very good.

Estimate: $325 - $375

Sold for: $275

Closed on 12/6/2000

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