China Trade Portrait of a Sea Captain, School of Spoilum (active 1765-1805)

Chinese, late 18th-early 19th century. Oil on canvas, housed in a parcel gilt and ebonized frame. A seated portrait of a naval man, unsigned; 23 x 19 in. (sight).

Provenance:Property from the Descendants of Bertha Benkard Rose, Oyster Bay, NY and Tucson, AZ


Relined and restretched on a new stretcher. Stable craquelure. Some in-painting mostly located along the edges. Some wear to surface along rabbet lines. Wear to frame including dents, paint and gilt loss.

Estimate: $2,500 - $5,000
Price Realized Including Buyer's Premium


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