Auction 99, Lot 448

"Kanton in platte grondt", Nieuhoff, Johann

Subject: China

Period: 1665 (circa)

Publication:

Color: Black & White

Size:
14.2 x 11.1 inches
36.1 x 28.2 cm

A superb bird's-eye plan of Guangzhou (Canton) and the surrounding countryside with ships and junks in the harbor. Putti hold the title cartouche and key that flank the plan.

References:

Condition: B

Light damp stains at sides.

Estimate: $140 - $170

Sold for: $70

Closed on 6/12/2002

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