Auction 98, Lot 287

"Regni Daniae, Novissima et Accuratissima Tabula", Visscher, Nicolas

Subject: Denmark

Period: 1696 (circa)

Publication:

Color: Hand Color

Size:
21.7 x 18 inches
55.1 x 45.7 cm

Magnificent map of all of Denmark and the tip of Sweden. The land is fully engraved with mountains, forests and cities, while the sea is filled with various types of ships, including two engaged in battle. Superb title cartouche, in full color, with a coat of arms and surrounded by cherubs, men and animals. Additional heraldic cartouche and scale of miles.

References:

Condition: B

Old repair of tear at bottom, just entering neatline. A bit of very faint foxing and slight crease.

Estimate: $450 - $500

Sold for: $325

Closed on 3/6/2002

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