China Trade School, 19th Century Portrait of the Steam Vessel Hakata Maru.
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- American Furniture & Decorative Arts - 2567B
- Date / Time :
- November 05, 2011 10:00AM
China Trade School, 19th Century
Portrait of the Steam Vessel Hakata Maru. Unsigned, vessel identified on stern and brass plaque. Oil on canvas, 17 3/4 x 23 1/2 in., in a period gilt-gesso frame. Condition: Relined, scattered retouch, primarily to sky, stable craquelure.
Note: The Hakata Maru was launched in 1897 at David & William Henderson & Co., Glasgow, for N.Y.K. (Nippon Yusen Kaisha) Line's new European service from Japan.
Fiberglass relining. Numerous scattered small spots of retouch o sky.