Lot 119 Est R 1000 – 3000 de Vaugondy, Robert Gillies (French 1688 – 1766)

Winning Bid: R2,200.00

Item condition: Used

SKU: 119 Category:


Orbis Vetus in utraque continente/The Old World in either continent. … Robert de Vaugondy Geographo Regis ordinario 1752 . Hand coloured 18th Century map on paper from Atlas Universiel originally published in 1757, consisting of two globes, showing the Western and Eastern Hemispheres, scattered Latin texts linking areas to ancient & traditional writings.The central top rocaille cartouche between globes, decorated with cherubs, leaves, flowers and a winged figure depicting Father Time, the lower cartouche encloses a Latin Monitum: Ne quis miretur, si in hac orbis universi… luci prolacturus est, framed & glazed (Without frame: 46.5 x 70cm) (With frame: 74 x 98cm) (Condition report: Time staining & minor creasing to paper) Note: Another example of this map is in the collection of the Maritime Museum of Tasmania, Object number D_1999.40 Reference: https://ehive.com/collections/3906/objects/597568/map-orbis-vetus-in-utraque-continente

Auction History

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Highest bidder was: tbingle

Date Bid User Auto
2020-12-14 20:30R2,200.00tbingle
2020-12-08 20:22R2,100.00s.akram
2020-12-08 11:44R2,000.00andre.olivier
2020-12-07 08:00Auction started