Catalog Archive
Auction 95, Lot 221

"Nieuwe Kaart van het Oostelykste Deel der Weereld, diendende tot aanwyzing van de Scheepstogten der Nederlanderen Naar Oostindie…", Tirion, Isaac

Subject: Eastern Hemisphere

Period: 1753 (dated)


Color: Hand Color

14.2 x 12.5 inches
36.1 x 31.8 cm

Interesting map depicting some outdated ideas including 'Kompagnies Land' located to the east of Japan. The islands of the Philippines and Indonesia are not well shaped, and Australia is a very odd shape, which incorporates New Guinea, and connect the southern and eastern coastlines with dotted lines. Decorated with a very lovely compass rose and pastel coloring.


Condition: B

Couple of tiny spots on folds, else crisp and bright.

Estimate: $200 - $240

Sold for: $170

Closed on 6/13/2001