Rare 17th/18th C. Navigational Tinted Engraving W/ Hand Inscribed Notation For Sale
ABeautiful and Rare 17th/18th Century (it's sister piece is hand dated 1685) British Navigational Engravingwith amazingly wonderful detail and which was hand tinted beautifully. Thisimpressive Antique Engravingis in a great 20th Century Frame and has a very high quality linen or silkmat.I pulled this wonderfully executed, majestic piece of History out of a portfolio that was left to me and came out of a very important Art Collection. This Engravingis in very good condition (some very minor foxing at it's bottom edge anda very tiny stain in the upper left, which are hardly noticeable), especially when we consider that it's around 300 years old.This great Engravingwasdedicated (all amazingly hand written in the upper left corner): "To ye Hon bleArthur Herbert Esq., Admirall Comander in Chiefe of his Majestys fleet in y e Mediterranean and one of y e Comissioners of the Admiralty & c." - "This Plate is Humbly dedicated by Ric: Blome".The imagemeasures15 1/4 inches by9 1/4 inches and with the frame and mat it measures22 1/2 inches by 16 1/2 inches. Avery dynamic piece of important and beautiful Historical Navigational Art that wouldmake a great additionto any Home, Marine Art Collection or Historical Document Collector.Thank you for viewing this beautiful Antique Engraving, have a wonderful day and be good to one I would greatly appreciate a 5 star rating, being that judgessellers with this system and charges more to sellers who don't maintain this rating and it also effects the placement of our listings; I describe the items as they are, give a detailed condition report and mention all damage, if any at all; I ask that you keep in mind that antiques and vintage items in good condition will usually show a small amount of wear, as expected, due to their age, which is why I may call something excellent condition, very good condition, good condition or fair condition, but I will not call something pristine or mint, unless it has never been used or handled and shows no wear, due to age and handling; I will ship within1 day of your paying for the item, if not sooner; I will answer all questions, so don't hesitate to ask (there are no silly questions); I am happy to add more photos, though I tend to putthe maximum in the listing, so as to show all the detail of the antique, jewelry or Art; when it comes to shipping, I usually pay for it and if I do charge anything, it's only a portion of theactual shipping charges (I don'tcharge for the box, bubble wrap, insurance ordelivery confirmation) and if we save any money at all on shipping, I will refund that amount to you; should the shipping cost more than you are charged, I will absorb the added cost andit'll be my gift to you; should something be damaged in shipment, all I ask is that you contact meright away and then take the item and it's original packaging back to the Post Office for inspection, at which time I will refund your moneyand make you whole, prior to my getting the insurance settlement (fortunately we pack everything extremely well). Therefore, if you are dissatisfied with your purchasein any way or if you are unhappy for any reason, please contact me as soon as possible, so we can work together toward a positive solution. I, upon receiving your response, will I believe, as my mentor says: "We were placedon this Earthto see one another through - not to see through one another" and I want everyone to have a very positive buying experience and hopefully add me to their favorites list.
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Rare 17th/18th C. Navigational Tinted Engraving W/ Hand Inscribed Notation : $295