American Furniture & Decorative Arts
Skinner AuctionsBoston MA
June 3, 2007 11:00 AM
Auction: American Furniture & Decorative Arts - 2365Location: BostonDate / Time: June 03, 2007 11:00AM
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.