11-05-2011 11-05-2011
Skinner Auctions
Skinner Auctions Boston MA
2567B Boston
November 5, 2011 10:00AMCalender
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Lai Fong (Calcutta, ac. c. 1900) Portrait of the Ship CLYDE.

$3,675$3,000
Auction: American Furniture & Decorative Arts - 2567B Location: Boston Date / Time: November 05, 2011 10:00AM

Description:

Lai Fong (Calcutta, ac. c. 1900)

Portrait of the Ship CLYDE. Signed, dated 1900, and location l.r. Oil on canvas, 10 1/8 x 16 1/4 in., in a period bird's-eye maple veneer frame. Condition: Relined, stable craquelure.

Note: The CLYDE was a steel ship of 1813 tons. She was built by Russell & Co. at Port Glasgow in 1894 for James Nourse & Co. She was the last of Nourse's ships engaged in transporting agricultural laborers from India to Demerara, B.G. and Trinidad to work on the sugar plantations.
Estimate $2,000-3,000

Keywords

Calcutta, steel ship, Glasgow, James Nourse & Co., Russell & Co., India, Trinidad, Port Glasgow