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Americana & International - Session 2

Sat, Oct 10, 2020 09:00AM EDT
Lot 770

China Trade, of the Hongs at Canton

Estimate: $15,000 - $25,000

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$500 $50
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China Trade, mid 19th c., oil on canvas of the Hongs at Canton, the foreground with Chinese ships loaded with passengers, 18" x 23 1/2". This highly detailed example focuses on the American Hong at center, French building to the left, and foreign traders bustling about. Provenance: David Stockwell, Inc. December 1956; The Collection of Mr. & Mrs. George P. Bissell, Jr. 23 1/4" x 29". Parts: receipt from David Stockwell, Inc. dated December 10, 1956. Relined. Newer stretcher. Craquelure. Touch up to stretcher lines. Repaired tears left of American flag and through French flagpole.

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