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Auction 94, Lot 57

"Figure XXXIV", Mallet, Alain Manesson

Subject: Celestial

Period: 1683 (circa)

Publication: Description de l'Univers

Color: Black & White

4 x 5.8 inches
10.2 x 14.7 cm
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An interesting miniature celestial chart depicting the northern constellations in allegorical form. The sphere is suspended above an engraved scene of a ship sailing into a harbor on a moonlit night.


Condition: A+

Estimate: $110 - $130

Sold for: $110

Closed on 3/7/2001