Antique Print of the City of Saccai by Montanus (1669)

  • Condition: Very good, given age. Original middle fold, as issued. A crease in the top margin, some soiling in the margins. Top right of the image a little browned. General age-related toning and/or occasional minor defects from handling. Please study scan carefully.
  • Date: 1669
  • Overall size: 37.2 x 32.5 cm.

€ 650,–($ 764.98 / £ 593.51)

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.. Antique Print of the City of Saccai by Montanus (1669)

Description: Antique print, titled: 'De Stadt Saccai. La Ville de Saccai.' - ('The City Saccai'). This plate shows a view of Sakai in the Osaka Prefecture, Japan. Sakai has been one of the largest and most important seaports of Japan since the Medieval era. On the foreground are many fishing boats and in the background several Castles, a temple, the King's court etc. Arnoldus Montanus' "Gedenkwaerdige Gesantschappen der Oost-Indische Maatschappy in 't Vereenigde Nederland aan de Kaisaren van Japan […]. Amsterdam: Jacob Meurs, 1669.

Artists and Engravers: Made by an anonymous engraver after 'Arnoldus Montanus'.