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Auction 98, Lot 53

"Theoria Trium Superiorum Planetarum", Cellarius/Schenk & Valck

Subject: Solar System

Period: 1708 (circa)


Color: Hand Color

20.2 x 17 inches
51.3 x 43.2 cm
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Charming chart representing the motions of the three superior planets (Mars, Jupiter & Saturn). Numerous putti and birds hover in the surrounding cloud background and support the title banners.


Condition: B

Original color. Professional repair of a vertical crack and light foxing in margins.

Estimate: $1,500 - $1,600

Sold for: $1,100

Closed on 3/6/2002