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A decorative gore sheet of the South Atlantic, with St Helena

CORONELLI, Vincenzo Maria.

[Untitled Gore Sheet of the South Atlantic.]
Venice, 1688. Coloured. 470 x 290mm at top, tapering to 190 at bottom.

A gore sheet, designed to be pasted onto a globe 110cm in diameter, showing the South Atlantic islands of Ascension, St Helena and Tristan di Cunha. To the east of St Helena is ''New St Helena'', with a remark ''believed by many to be a fable''.
To fill the vast gaps Coronelli has engraved decorative vignettes, including several of natives spearing whales with twin spouts, serrated horns and large fangs.
A very decorative item.


Stock ID : 20836

£800

£800

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Stock Id :20836

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A decorative gore sheet of the South Atlantic, with St Helena

CORONELLI, Vincenzo Maria.

[Untitled Gore Sheet of the South Atlantic.]
Venice, 1688. Coloured. 470 x 290mm at top, tapering to 190 at bottom.

A gore sheet, designed to be pasted onto a globe 110cm in diameter, showing the South Atlantic islands of Ascension, St Helena and Tristan di Cunha. To the east of St Helena is ''New St Helena'', with a remark ''believed by many to be a fable''.
To fill the vast gaps Coronelli has engraved decorative vignettes, including several of natives spearing whales with twin spouts, serrated horns and large fangs.
A very decorative item.


Stock ID : 20836

£800

£800

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