06-03-200706-03-2007
Skinner Auctions
Skinner AuctionsBoston MA
2365Boston
June 3, 2007 11:00 AMCalender
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Chinese School 19th Century "CENTENNIAL" HONG KONG. SEPT. 1878.

$23,500$20,000
Auction: American Furniture & Decorative Arts - 2365Location: BostonDate / Time: June 03, 2007 11:00AM

Description:

Chinese School 19th Century

"CENTENNIAL" HONG KONG. SEPT. 1878. Unsigned, titled below. Oil on canvas, 23 1/2 x 32 1/4 in., in a Chinese carved wooden frame. Condition: Good, minor craquelure.

Note: The Centennial was built by Smith & Townsend of East Boston and launched in July of 1875. J. M. Bearse was captain of the vessel when she was in Hong Kong in 1878.
Estimate $4,000-6,000

Keywords

Chinese School, J. M. Bearse