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China Trade School, 19th Century Portrait of the Steam Vessel Hakata Maru.

Auction:
2567B
Lot:
780
Sold for:
$3,675$3,000

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Auction:
American Furniture & Decorative Arts - 2567B
Location:
Boston
Date / Time :
November 05, 2011 10:00AM

Description:

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.
Estimate $3,000-5,000

Fiberglass relining. Numerous scattered small spots of retouch o sky.

Keywords

China Trade School, Glasgow, David & William Henderson & Co., Nippon Yusen, Japan, Ocean liners, Steamships

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