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Chinese School, 19th Century Lot of Three Small Portraits of Sea-Going Junks.

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2242
Lot:
349
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$1,763$1,500

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Auction:
American Furniture & Decorative Arts - 2242
Location:
Boston
Date / Time :
June 06, 2004 11:00AM

Description:

Chinese School, 19th Century

Lot of Three Small Portraits of Sea-Going Junks. Unsigned. Oil on board, including a pair each showing a junk in coastal waters with other sailing vessels in the distance 7 3/4 x 8 3/8 in., in original molded wood frames painted black with gilt liner; the other a storm-tossed and damaged junk in stormy weather, 4 1/4 x 6 5/8 in., in a gilt gesso wood frame. Condition: Few small areas of paint loss in sky area of two.
Estimate $3,000-5,000

Keywords

Chinese School, Sea-Going, Junk, Ship construction, Watercraft

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