Auction 96, Lot 410

"Nova Imperii Persici delineato juxta recentiss, et accuratiss. Observat. Adriani Relandi", Seutter, Matthias

Subject: Persia

Period: 1730 (circa)


Color: Hand Color

22.6 x 19.2 inches
57.4 x 48.8 cm

Handsome map of the Persian Empire including the region between the Black and Caspian sea, part of Iraq and a bit of the Arabian peninsula. The large (uncolored) title cartouche features an Asian queen with her attendants, soldiers and a figure representing Justice. Above the scale of miles is a finely engraved vignette depicting pearl harvesting.


Condition: A

Short fold separation in lower margin. Lovely original color.

Estimate: $450 - $500

Sold for: $220

Closed on 9/12/2001