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Auction 95, Lot 310

"La Chine Suivant les Nouvelles Observations de de l'Academie Royale des Sciences, etc.", Aa, Pieter van der

Subject: China and Korea

Period: 1729 (circa)


Color: Black & White

11.7 x 8.9 inches
29.7 x 22.6 cm
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Attractive copperplate engraving with a pictorial cartouche featuring Chinese merchants with temples in the background. The map covers most of China with an unusual depiction of the Korean peninsula with the 'Isle de Fungma ou de Quelpaerts' at its southern tip.


Condition: A

Impression in cartouche is slightly weak, faint damp stain in margin, overall very good.

Estimate: $400 - $450

Sold for: $300

Closed on 6/13/2001