Auction 97, Lot 57

"Figure XXXVI", Mallet, Alain Manesson

Subject: Celestial

Period: 1683 (circa)

Publication: Description de l'Univers

Color: Black & White

Size:
4 x 5.8 inches
10.2 x 14.7 cm

An interesting miniature celestial chart depicting the southern constellations in allegorical form. The sphere is suspended above an engraved scene of a harbor on a moonlit night.

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Condition: A

Estimate: $100 - $120

Sold for: $75

Closed on 12/5/2001

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