Auction 97, Lot 58

"Corporum Coelestium Magnitudines", Cellarius/Schenk & Valck

Subject: Celestial

Period: 1708 (circa)

Publication: Atlas Coelestis seu Harmonia Macrocosmica

Color: Hand Color

20.5 x 16.7 inches
52.1 x 42.4 cm

A superbly decorative chart depicting the relative size of the celestial bodies. Numerous putti hover in the surrounding cloud background and support the title banners.


Condition: A

Expert and nearly invisible repair of a couple of tears just entering image. Backed with light Japanese tissue.

Estimate: $1,200 - $1,400

Sold for: $1,400

Closed on 12/5/2001