LOT 281 Est R500 to R1500 – Matthaus, Merian (Swiss 1593 – 1650) Aetiopia Inferior Vel Exterior Monomatapa. After Blaeu, Willem,Janszoon (Dutch 1571-1638)

Winning Bid: R1,050.00

Item condition: Used

SKU: 281 Category:


17th Century hand coloured copper plate engraved map. The map of reduced scale, depicting a decorative cartouche in the right lower corner with the title displayed on an ox skin being held by African figures on either side, further decorated with monkeys and tortoises around the base, animals depicted on the mainland, two sailing ships appear in the Atlantic Ocean and one in the Indian Ocean between the mainland & the island o f Madagascar, (Condition report: Creases, central fold, time staining, water damage & foxing evident) (29.5 x 37.5cm) (Frame size: 43 x 53cm) Literature: Norwich, O.I. Maps of Africa: An illustrated and annotated carto-bibliography, p.215, pl.154 illustrates the Blaeu version o the map. Note: This map is being sold for the benefit of Die AHMP Oudleerlingbond

Auction History

Auction has finished

Highest bidder was: MAdamson

Date Bid User Auto
2021-12-15 21:01R1,050.00MAdamson
2021-12-15 21:01R1,000.00juliansones2
2021-12-15 21:00R950.00MAdamson
2021-12-15 21:00R900.00juliansones2
2021-12-15 21:00R850.00MAdamson
2021-12-15 20:59R800.00juliansones2
2021-12-15 20:58R750.00MAdamson
2021-12-15 20:57R700.00juliansones2
2021-12-15 20:56R650.00MAdamson
2021-12-15 20:49R600.00juliansones2
2021-12-15 20:36R550.00MAdamson
2021-12-05 10:45R500.00juliansones2
2021-12-04 20:00Auction started