1721 – J. Senex – Map of India & China
Title: “A New Map of India & China from the Latest Observations”
Rare and detailed antique map of Southeast Asia, covering big part of Asia from India through China, Korea and Japan. Most of geographical information arrived from the missionary efforts of the Jesuits and from the English East India Company. The title is topped with abundant fruit, a putti holding silks, surrounded by treasures, monkey, elephant, tiger and a Chinese and Indian trader.
Comes from John Senex atlas “A New General Atlas of the World” published by Morden & Browne in London, 1721.
Cartographer: John Senex (1678 – 1740)
Sheet size: 51,8 x 61,5 cm
Technique: copper engraving
Good condition. Attractive hand coloring. Watermarked paper. Verso, for protective reasons, backed with japanese tissue.
This is an original antique map published in 1721 and NOT a modern copy or reprint
On your request I will provide a Certificate of Authenticity