Auction 97, Lot 428

"Succession des Empereurs du Japon avec une Description de Meurtre de l'Empereur Cubo et la Reception des Ambassadeurs Hollandois…", Chatelain, Henry Abraham

Subject: Japan

Period: 1705 (circa)


Color: Black & White

17.5 x 15 inches
44.5 x 38.1 cm

An interesting and decorative folio sheet containing a small (4.5 x 6.2") map of Japan and two larger engravings derived from Montanus: the murder of Emperor Cubo in a rebellion in 1564 and the arrival of Dutch Ambassadors in Japan 1644. The views are beautifully engraved in decorative borders and a royal family tree adds further interest. French text descriptions flank the map.


Condition: A

A few tiny worm holes and a small tear in margins.

Estimate: $275 - $325

Sold for: $180

Closed on 12/5/2001