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Attributed to Lai Fong (Indian/Chinese, active c. 1887-1910) Portrait of the British Barque Marlborough Hill .

Auction:
2509
Lot:
920
Sold for:
$2,726$2,300

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Auction:
American Furniture & Decorative Arts - 2509
Location:
Marlborough
Date / Time :
August 15, 2010 10:00AM

Description:

Attributed to Lai Fong (Indian/Chinese, active c. 1887-1910)

Portrait of the British Barque Marlborough Hill. Unsigned, the vessel identified on bow and pennant, and bears the flag for W. Price & Sons, Liverpool. Oil on canvas, 24 x 36 in., in original gilt-gesso frame. Condition: Three patch repairs, craquelure, minor retouch to sky and sails.

Note: The Marlborough Hill was an iron four-masted barque built in 1885 by W. H. Potter and Sons of Liverpool, for the W. Price & Co., Ltd., also of Liverpool. She had a gross tonnage of 2,531, and measured 300.5 feet in length.
Estimate $3,000-5,000

Keywords

Marlborough Hill, W. Price & Sons, W. H. Potter and Sons, W. Price & Co. Ltd., Barque, Watercraft

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