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    Sale 7627

    Dealing in Excellence: A Celebration of Hotspur and Jeremy

    20 November 2008, London, King Street

  • Lot 133

    A CHINESE-EXPORT REVERSE-PAINTING ON GLASS

    LATE 18TH/EARLY 19TH CENTURY

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    A CHINESE-EXPORT REVERSE-PAINTING ON GLASS
    LATE 18TH/EARLY 19TH CENTURY
    Of rectagular form depicting the Customs House at Canton with junks and sampans before the Customs House and the estuary beyond, in a later giltwood frame, the reverse inscribed in pencil 'VF976'
    22¼ x 19¼ in. (56.5 x 49 cm.)


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