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DE BRY, Th.,  Delineatio Annabonae ab Holandis Expugnatae. (The Dutch attack on the Portuguese at Ambon Island), antique map, old maps DE BRY, Th. - Delineatio Annabonae ab Holandis Expugnatae. (The Dutch attack on the Portuguese at Ambon Island)
Frankfurt, 1609, Uncoloured.. 133x170mm. Text sheet with copper plate engraving with letter press in Latin. In very good condition, dark impression. Size of sheet 305 x 200mm.
The Dutch attack on the Portuguese at Ambon Island.

Theodore de Bry, a German engraver and book dealer, began a compilation of early voyages in 1590 and had published six parts at the time of his death in 1598. His widow, two sons, and another family member continued the work, which compr...
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Estimate
($ 90 - 100)

Starting bid
$ 80
Condition:
Condition Rating: 3
ORTELIUS, A., Indiae Orientalis, Insularumque Adiacientium Typus., antique map, old maps ORTELIUS, A. - Indiae Orientalis, Insularumque Adiacientium Typus.
Antwerp, 1612, Original colours.. 350x500mm. Paper very slightly age toned, the condition is in general very good with a dark impression and good margins. The original colour is striking and the map is full of character.
From the 1612 edition of Ortelius' "Theatrum Orbis Terrarum", the first modern Atlas. French text on verso.
A fine map showing India, China and New Guinea with many points of interest: the map includes Beach and other information drawn from Marco Polo.
The map also includes a portion of t...
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Estimate
($ 2,750 - 3,000)

Starting bid
$ 2,000
Condition:
Condition Rating: 3
HONDIUS, H., Insulae Indiae Orientalis Praecipuae, In quibus Moluccae., antique map, old maps HONDIUS, H. - Insulae Indiae Orientalis Praecipuae, In quibus Moluccae.
Amsterdam, 1623, Coloured.. 344x472mm. Heightened in gold Strong print, heavy paper, neat image, wide margins. Some browning in margins and on verso.
A beautiful new map of Southeast Asia created by the Dutch mapmaker Jodocus Hondius for an enlarged issue of the Mercator Atlas of 1606. Focusing on the islands. Geographically, Hondius largely followed the Bartolomeu Lasso pattern. Hondius adds however, a bit from his own notebook.
The Insul...
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Estimate
($ 1,750 - 2,000)

Bid received
$ 1,580
Condition:
Condition Rating: 4
JANSSONIUS, J. / HONDIUS, H.,  India quae Orientalis dicitur, et Insulae adiacentes., antique map, old maps JANSSONIUS, J. / HONDIUS, H. - India quae Orientalis dicitur, et Insulae adiacentes.
Amsterdam, 1640, In attractive strong original colours.. 393x489mm. Printed on heavy paper. Some very light offsetting of colours, but overall in very fine condition. German text on verso.
A fine map of South East Asia, extending from India to Tibet to Japan to New Guinea. Formosa appears on this map, and even parts of Japan and Australia are seen. A handsome map in the typically baroque Dutch style.
Noteworthy for being the second map to include the discoveries made in New Guine...
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Estimate
($ 1,750 - 2,000)

Starting bid
$ 1,500
Condition:
Condition Rating: 3
JANSSONIUS, J.,  Indiae Orientalis nova descriptio., antique map, old maps JANSSONIUS, J. - Indiae Orientalis nova descriptio.
Amsterdam, 1645, In attractive strong original colours.. 390x500mm. Printed on heavy paper. Some very light offsetting of colours, but overall in very fine condition. German text on verso.
An important map of South East Asia, noteworthy for being amongst the first maps to include any information on the discoveries made by the Dutch vessel Duyfkens in New Guinea and the Gulf of Carpentaria in 1605-6.
The map also includes Malaysia, Vietnam, the East India Islands, Philippin...
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Estimate
($ 600 - 750)

Starting bid
$ 450
Condition:
Condition Rating: 2
CLUVER, P,  India Orientalis Nova., antique map, old maps CLUVER, P - India Orientalis Nova.
Amsterdam, 1659, Uncoloured.. 118x123mm. Upper, left and right margins cut close as issued. Left scale border shaved. For the rest in good condition. Dark impression.
Charming uncommon miniature map showing the northern two-thirds of Australia pre-discoveries by Captain Cook, but showing discoveries by Abel Tasman in 1642. The map shows Australia and South East Asia. In upper right corner parts of Korea and Japan, Philippines with good detail.
From "Philippi ...
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Estimate
($ 600 - 750)

Starting bid
$ 400
Condition:
Condition Rating: 3
DU VAL, P.,  Isles de la Sonde., antique map, old maps DU VAL, P. - Isles de la Sonde.
Paris, 1672, Coloured.. 100x120mm. Very good and dark impression.
Uncommon miniature map of the Indonesian islands (Java, Sumatra and Borneo) from Pierre Duval's La Geographie Universeille dated 1676.
With "Sincapura" and "I.Bintang"....
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Estimate
($ 240 - 300)

Starting bid
$ 150
Condition:
Condition Rating: 2
VAN DER AA, P.,  D'Indiaanze Landschappen, Zeen en Eylanden, van Couchin Af, tot in de Moluccos, En na by Gelegen Eylanden, Door Antionio Galvaon Besyevend., antique map, old maps VAN DER AA, P. - D'Indiaanze Landschappen, Zeen en Eylanden, van Couchin Af, tot in de Moluccos, En na by Gelegen Eylanden, Door Antionio Galvaon Besyevend.
Leiden, 1707, Coloured.. 152x220mm. Left margin cut close as issued. Vertical foldings. Generally in very fine condition.
Map of Southeast Asia with India, Malacca, Philippines, Indonesia, Formosa, etc. Lower left a fine title cartouche showing a naval battle and a siege of a town.
The map was used to illustrate the Dutch Translation of the Account of Nuno da Cunha in the region. Nuno da Cunha was a governor of th...
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Estimate
($ 300 - 450)

Starting bid
$ 200
Condition:
Condition Rating: 2
OTTENS, J.,  Le Royaume de Siam avec Les Royaumes Qui Luy sont Tributaries & c. / La Royaume de Siam avec les royaumes qui luy sont Tributaires, et les Isles de Sumatra, Andemaon, etc. . .  [two sheet map], antique map, old maps OTTENS, J. - Le Royaume de Siam avec Les Royaumes Qui Luy sont Tributaries & c. / La Royaume de Siam avec les royaumes qui luy sont Tributaires, et les Isles de Sumatra, Andemaon, etc. . . [two sheet map]
Amsterdam, 1710, In original body colours.. 810x552mm. Large and detailed map on two sheets. Printed on heavy paper. Some very light discolouration along center fold, generally in near to mint condition.
Influential map of Southeast Asia and the East Indies including modern day Thailand, southern Vietnam, Cambodia, Malaysia, Singapore, Borneo, Sumatra and Java. Ottens incorporated information provided by the French Jesuits and charts the route of the French Embassy to and from Siam in 1685-1686 thro... (Click on title or image to go to item page)
Estimate
($ 1,800 - 2,200)

Bid received
$ 1,450
Condition:
Condition Rating: 1
DE FER, N., Les Indes orientales sous le nom desqueles est compris l'empire du Grand Mogol, . ., antique map, old maps DE FER, N. - Les Indes orientales sous le nom desqueles est compris l'empire du Grand Mogol, . .
Paris (1709) 1721, Original colours.. 620x460mm. In very good condition, with two small repaired holes in the margin (well away from the printed area). A further very small paper repair in 'Pondicheri'. Seldom seen on the market.
Full title: 'Les Indes orientales sous le nom desqueles est compris l'empire du Grand Mogol, les deux presqu'isles deça et dela le Gange, les Maldives et l'isle de Ceylan à quoi quelque uns joignent encore les Grandes isles de la Sonde qui sont Sumatra, Java, et Borneo, les Philippines et les Molu... (Click on title or image to go to item page)
Estimate
($ 1,750 - 2,000)

Starting bid
$ 1,400
Condition:
Condition Rating: 4
ROBERT DE VAUGONDY,  Archipel Des Indes Orientales, qui comprend Les Isles De La Sonde.. Philippines.., antique map, old maps ROBERT DE VAUGONDY - Archipel Des Indes Orientales, qui comprend Les Isles De La Sonde.. Philippines..
Paris, 1750, In original o/l colours.. 480x588mm. Good condition.
An attractive and detailed view of the Indonesian islands in large format and Malacca and Southern China to the Philippines, New Guinea and Northern Australia. Includes a large inset of the Marianas.
Decorative title cartouche with the date 1750.

The Atlas Universel of Gilles...
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Estimate
($ 550 - 750)

Starting bid
$ 450
Condition:
Condition Rating: 2
BELLIN, N., Carte Particuliere de L'Isle d'Amboine., antique map, old maps BELLIN, N. - Carte Particuliere de L'Isle d'Amboine.
Paris, 1752, Coloured.. 230x315mm. In good condition with usual age toning. Issued folded with three folds but now flattened with professional remargining on the lower left side to supply margin where the map attached to the atlas.

Fine hand-colored,copper engraved map of Ambon in the Moluccas Islands (Spice Islands)off the coast of Indonesia. After N. Bellin and engraved by Van Schley.



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Estimate
($ 150 - 175)

Starting bid
$ 69
Condition:
Condition Rating: 3
COOK, J., 4 Nautical Charts in One - Matavia Bay in Otaheite etc., antique map, old maps COOK, J. - 4 Nautical Charts in One - Matavia Bay in Otaheite etc.
London, 1773, Coloured.. 270x395mm. In fine condition with some age toning.
This striking map is made up of four nautical charts including:
- Matavia Bay in Otaheite,
- Ohamaneno Harbour in Ulietea,
- Owharre Harbour in Houheine &
- Oopoah Harbour in Ulietra

These are places visited by Captain Cook on his voyages and are part of the ...
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Estimate
($ 200 - 250)

Starting bid
$ 125
Condition:
Condition Rating: 3
D\'APRES DE MANNEVILLETTE.,  Carte pour aller du Détroit de la Sonde ou de Batavia au Détroit de Banca., antique map, old maps D'APRES DE MANNEVILLETTE. - Carte pour aller du Détroit de la Sonde ou de Batavia au Détroit de Banca.
Paris, ca 1775, Coloured.. 660x485mm. Fine impression, printed on heavy paper.
French chart of the coast of East Sumatra and North-West part of Java. With inset chart Plan des Isles Remouw, Kandang, High et Voody, situées au Sud-Est de l'Isle de Sumatra au Détroit de la Sonde. Jakarta (Batavia) in the lower right part of the chart. Showin... (Click on title or image to go to item page)
Estimate
($ 200 - 250)

Bid received
$ 160
Condition:
Condition Rating: 3
LATTRÉ / BONNE, R.,  Les Indes Orientales et leur Archipel. . ., antique map, old maps LATTRÉ / BONNE, R. - Les Indes Orientales et leur Archipel. . .
Paris, ca 1783, In original colours.. 315x450mm. Paper slightly age toned, with good margins. Good impression.
General map of Indonesia, extending from India to the Philippines and New Guinea.
Ornated with a decorative title cartouche. Boundaries outlined in hand colour.
From theAtlas moderne ou collection de cartes sur toutes les parties du globe terrestre...
Rigobert Bonne (1727-1795 ...
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Estimate
($ 125 - 175)

Starting bid
$ 80
Condition:
Condition Rating: 3
BONNE, R., Carte des Isles des Amis, antique map, old maps BONNE, R. - Carte des Isles des Amis
Paris, 1788, Coloured. 240x350mm. In very fine condition with centrefold as issued.
A finely engraved chart depicting the Friendly Islands, including the Kingdom of Tonga.
The islands were discovered by Captain Cook, and his passage aboard the Resolution is marked on the map.
The map includes an oversize compass rose that interestingly, shows the north to the left, not th...
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Estimate
($ 150 - 175)

Starting bid
$ 95
Condition:
Condition Rating: 2
WEBBER, J.,  View in the island of Cracatoa., antique map, old maps WEBBER, J. - View in the island of Cracatoa.
London, Boydell and Co., 1808, In original colours.. 286x418mm. Contemp. handcoloured aquatint, published by Boydell (and successor), London, 1808[-20], on J. Whatman paper watermarked 1820.
Some light water staining. Together with a text page.
Early view of the volcano Krakatoa (Indonesian name: Krakatau), on the Indonesian island of Rakata in the Sunda Strait, taken from "Views in the South Seas" being a very important and early views depicting scenes encountered while employed as draughtsman on Cook's third voyage, which has been called... (Click on title or image to go to item page)
Estimate
($ 1,100 - 1,250)

Starting bid
$ 900
Condition:
Condition Rating: 2
WEBBER, J.,  The Fan palm, in the island of Cracatoa., antique map, old maps WEBBER, J. - The Fan palm, in the island of Cracatoa.
London, Boydell and Co., 1808, In original colours.. 362x271mm. Contemp. handcoloured aquatint, published by Boydell (and successor), London, 1808[-20], on J. Whatman paper water marked 1820. Paper very slightly water stained.
Together with a text page.
The Fan palm, on the island of Krakatoa (Indonesian name: Krakatau), in the Sunda Strait, taken from "Views in the South Seas" being a very important and early views depicting scenes encountered while employed as draughtsman on Cook's third voyage, which has been called "the most striking publicatio... (Click on title or image to go to item page)
Estimate
($ 700 - 800)

Starting bid
$ 500
Condition:
Condition Rating: 3
CARY J., A new map of the East India Islands from the latest authorities. . ., antique map, old maps CARY J. - A new map of the East India Islands from the latest authorities. . .
London, 1811, In original colours.. 458x520mm. In very good condition, with wide margins, and a good impression.
A detailed map of the Indonesia , including the Malay Peninsula, engraved and published by John Cary. Extends from Mergui Archipelago, Straits of Malacca and Sumatra to Papua New Guinea, Pelew Islands, and part of Formosa.
With excellent and geographically depicted detail.
The original han...
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Estimate
($ 330 - 400)

Starting bid
$ 225
Condition:
Condition Rating: 2
LAPIE, P.,  Océanique Occidentale., antique map, old maps LAPIE, P. - Océanique Occidentale.
Paris, 1809/1812, In original colours.. 221x295mm. Some brown spotting, generally in good condition.
Showing Indonesia, with good detail on the Philippines. Engraved by Chamouin and prepared by Giraldon. Nice title cartouche with octopus sea creatures.
From Conrad Malte-Brun's Atlas complet du Precis de la Geographie Universelle.
Lapie's map features an attractive vignette of a boat - bas...
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Estimate
($ 120 - 200)

Starting bid
$ 80
Condition:
Condition Rating: 4
ROBERTSON, W., Map of the Southeast Part of Asia, according to Ptolemy..., antique map, old maps ROBERTSON, W. - Map of the Southeast Part of Asia, according to Ptolemy...
Albany , 1822, Uncoloured.. 315x540mm. With multi folds now flattened out and supported with Japan paper.
Interesting minimally detailed map of Southeast Asia produced for illustrating Dr. Robertson's historical disquisition. Includes detailed cartography of Indian Territory east and west of Ganges River, mountain ranges, and other details; coastal towns, neighboring Arabia, seas, etc.. From the book "H... (Click on title or image to go to item page)
Estimate
($ 110 - 150)

Starting bid
$ 70
Condition:
Condition Rating: 6
HORSBURGH, JAMES, F.R.S,  Eastern passage to China. sheet 1., antique map, old maps HORSBURGH, JAMES, F.R.S - Eastern passage to China. sheet 1.
London, 1824, Uncoloured.. 635x955mm. Very good condition, printed on heavy paper. Paper slightly age toned.
James Horsburgh early chart of the coasts of Java, Bali, Lombok, with part of Sulawesi, and Borneo. Insets of "Sketch of Bally Strait", Sketch of Lombock Strait", Plan of Allas Strait", "Sketch of Sappy Strait".
The chart shows depth soundings & both topographica...
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Estimate
($ 2,400 - 2,750)

Bid received
$ 1,750
Condition:
Condition Rating: 2
ARAGO, J., Gd. Archipel D'Asie: Entrevue Avec les Naturels de L'Ile Ombai., antique map, old maps ARAGO, J. - Gd. Archipel D'Asie: Entrevue Avec les Naturels de L'Ile Ombai.
Paris, ca. 1825, Uncoloured.. 235x320mm. Very good dark print on a large sheet with heavy paper. With staining and toning.
Rare and beautiful image of meeting natives on the island of Alor near Timor.

By Jacques Arago, engraved by Bovinet. Probably published in the important 'Voyage autour du monde' under the command of Louis de Freycinet. Arago traveled with Louis de Freycinet on his 1817 voyage...
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Estimate
($ 150 - 200)

Starting bid
$ 50
Condition:
Condition Rating: 5
PELLION, A., Îles des Papous. Divers portraits de naturels vus sur l'Île Rawak., antique map, old maps PELLION, A. - Îles des Papous. Divers portraits de naturels vus sur l'Île Rawak.
Paris, ca. 1825, In original colours.. 235x320mm. A very good example. Overall toning and a few small spots. Wide original margins.
Rare and beautiful image of nine portrait busts of islanders from Rawak island in Raja Ampat archipelage new Western New Guinea.

By Alphones Pellion, engraved by Choubard. Published in the important 'Voyage autour du monde', following the 1817 voyage around the world aboard the s...
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Estimate
($ 100 - 150)

Starting bid
$ 50
Condition:
Condition Rating: 0
Molucca
DE BRY, Th.,  Delineatio Civitatis et Castelli Amboinae., antique map, old maps DE BRY, Th. - Delineatio Civitatis et Castelli Amboinae.
Frankfurt, 1609, Uncoloured.. 132x171mm. Text sheet with copper plate engraving with letter press in Latin. In very good condition, dark impression.
Early view of Ambon, with 6 Dutch vessels offshore.
Theodore de Bry, a German engraver and book dealer, began a compilation of early voyages in 1590 and had published six parts at the time of his death in 1598. His widow, two sons, and another family member continued the work, which comprised a...
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Estimate
($ 150 - 160)

Starting bid
$ 100
Condition:
Condition Rating: 1
JANSSONIUS, J., Insularum Moluccarum Nova descriptio., antique map, old maps JANSSONIUS, J. - Insularum Moluccarum Nova descriptio.
Amsterdam, 1640, Coloured.. 380x495mm. Some marginal browning and foxing, sufficient margins. Tiny wormhole upper margin. Verso partly reinforced with Chinese paper. Verso : French text.
Exquisite map of the famous Spice Islands based on the islands described by Jan Huyghen van Linschoten. This map was the first large scale map of the region and depicts the islands which provided first the Portuguese, and then the Dutch with a monopoly on the lucrative spice trade.
Each ...
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Estimate
($ 300 - 400)

Bid received
$ 280
Condition:
Condition Rating: 4
BLAEU, W., Moluccae Insulae Celeberrimae., antique map, old maps BLAEU, W. - Moluccae Insulae Celeberrimae.
Amsterdam, 1640, Coloured.. 370x490mm. Map has been cleaned, coloured and strengthened. Repair to left of lower centerfold. Slight offset. Else in good condition. a good and dark impression.
Latin text on verso.
This plate was originally engraved in the 1620, and published as a loose-sheet by Jodocus Hondius II. At his death in August 1629 this map was, among 39 other copper plates, purchased by Willem Blaeu who deleted Hondius' name and added ... (Click on title or image to go to item page)
Estimate
($ 240 - 300)

Bid received
$ 135
Condition:
Condition Rating: 5
BLAEU, W., MOLUCCAE Insulae Celeberrimae., antique map, old maps BLAEU, W. - MOLUCCAE Insulae Celeberrimae.
Amsterdam, ca. 1660, In original colours.. 370x488mm. Paper age-toned, and with surface markings, repair (2 cm) to map area, small repairs to upper and lower centerfold splits. A very good and dark impression. Spanish text on verso.
A highly decorative map of the "Spice Islands". In addition to a sumptuous title cartouche, the map features an inset of the Island of Bachian (Batjan) in an elaborate military-motif frame as well as a Moluccan couple in the lower right corner.
Indicative of the area's commercial importance,...
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Estimate
($ 300 - 500)

Starting bid
$ 200
Condition:
Condition Rating: 5
BLAEU, W., Moluccae Insulae Celeberrimae., antique map, old maps BLAEU, W. - Moluccae Insulae Celeberrimae.
Amsterdam, 1662, Original colours.. 375x485mm. Paper slightly age toned, generally in good condition.
A striking map of the famous Spice Islands, originally described by Van Linschoten. This map was the first large-scale map of the region and depicts the islands that provided the Portuguese and the Dutch with a monopoly on the lucrative spice trade.
Each of the islands is shown with groves of ...
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Estimate
($ 300 - 400)

This item has no reserve price.
Bid received
$ 120
Condition:
Condition Rating: 4
ARAGO, J., Guerrier de l'Île Guébé., antique map, old maps ARAGO, J. - Guerrier de l'Île Guébé.
Paris, 1825, In original colours.. 320x235mm. A fine example on a large sheet. Only a few small faint spots inside the image. Wide original margins with some light soiling.
Rare and beautiful image of a warrior from the island of Guebe, one of the Moluccas islands in Indonesia.

By Jacques Arago, engraved by Roger. Published in the important 'Voyage autour du monde' under the command of Louis de Freycinet. Arago traveled with Louis de Freycinet on...
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Estimate
($ 150 - 200)

Starting bid
$ 75
Condition:
Condition Rating: 3
Java & Bali
CHATELAIN, H.,  Carte de l'Ile de Java: partie Occidentale, partie Orientale, Dressée tout nouvellement sur les Mémoirs les plus exacts, Avec une Table des principales villes de cette Ile. . ., antique map, old maps CHATELAIN, H. - Carte de l'Ile de Java: partie Occidentale, partie Orientale, Dressée tout nouvellement sur les Mémoirs les plus exacts, Avec une Table des principales villes de cette Ile. . .
Amsterdam, François L'Honoré & Châtelain, 1719, Coloured.. 376x865mm. Printed from two plates. In very fine condition. Wide margins.
An inset plan of Batavia and clearly indicated rice fields, mountains, forests, towns in profile and even elephants suggest the wealth of detail found on this map. Modelled on Hadrien Reland's important Dutch map of a few years earlier, the superb topographical detail is complemented by drapery styl... (Click on title or image to go to item page)
Estimate
($ 1,600 - 1,750)

Starting bid
$ 1,400
Condition:
Condition Rating: 3
ANONYMOUS,  Balinees watercolour on paper, fishermen., antique map, old maps ANONYMOUS - Balinees watercolour on paper, fishermen.
Bali, ca 1960, In original colours.. 331x240mm. In very good condition and very colourful.
Decorative export painting from Bali of a more than average quality.... (Click on title or image to go to item page)
Estimate
($ 180 - 230)

Starting bid
$ 120
Condition:
Condition Rating: 2

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