China Trade School, View of The Hongs of Canton

Chinese, ca 1825. Oil on canvas, housed in a parcel gilt and ebonized petal-tip frame. A depiction of the Hongs in Canton showing a scene of bustling trade with numerous figures, Chinese junks, and warehouses with American, English, and Dutch flags, unsigned, having an early dealer's label on verso from The Parker Gallery, London; 10 x 16.75 in. (sight).


Provenance:Property from the Mary Alice Geier Turner Estate, Cincinnati, OH


Relined, stable craquelure, a couple  of lines of in-painting visible under UV light towards the upper left and upper right corners to fill old paint splits. In a fitting, although perhaps later ebonized frame with gilt liner. A few losses, holes, and cracks to the petal-tip ornaments.

Estimate: $5,000 - $7,000
Price Realized Including Buyer's Premium


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