Auction 99, Lot 419

"Charte de l'Asie", Walch, Johannes

Subject: Asia

Period: 1800 (circa)

Publication:

Color: Hand Color

Size:
22.2 x 18.5 inches
56.4 x 47 cm

An unusual map of Asia extending to include all of present-day Indonesia and the northern coastline of Nouvelle Hollande. There is sparse detail on the continent but good information in the East Indies and Pacific. Decorative title cartouche featuring a Chinese with a camel and an elephant.

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Condition: A+

Clean and crisp with minor stains at corners. Bottom margin trimmed but more than adequate for framing.

Estimate: $400 - $500

Sold for: $300

Closed on 6/12/2002

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