Auction 96, Lot 416

"Plan de la Ville de Peking", Bellin, Jacques Nicolas

Subject: China

Period: 1750 (circa)


Color: Black & White

6.5 x 8.4 inches
16.5 x 21.3 cm

Interesting plan of the city during the Qing dynasty, which is divided into Ville Tartare and Ville Chinoise sections. The Forbidden City and emperor's palace lies at the heart of the Tartare city. The locations of Jesuit compounds are also shown.


Condition: A

Trimmed close for binding and some very faint offsetting.

Estimate: $80 - $100

Sold for: $70

Closed on 9/12/2001