Anglo-Portuguese Map Box (SOLD)
Mid 19th Century
The top inlaid with a compass rose and a relief map of the *Cape Verde Islands.
Two scrolls are titled - Reino de Portugal & Archipelago de Cabo Verde
*Cape Verde is situated in the Atlantic Ocean around 600 km west-northwest of Senegal. The uninhabited islands were discovered and colonized by the Portuguese in the 15th century, later becoming a trading centre for African slaves and then an important coaling and resupply stop for whaling and transatlantic shipping.
l 60 cm w 40.5 cm d 15.5 cm (23.5 x 16 x 6 in)