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    Sale 5130

    Maritime

    14 November 2007, London, South Kensington

  • Lot 95

    Chinese School, 19th Century

    An American merchantman in Far Eastern waters off Hong Kong

    Price Realised  

    Chinese School, 19th Century
    An American merchantman in Far Eastern waters off Hong Kong
    oil on canvas
    24 x 35¼ in. (61 x 89.5 cm.)
    See back cover illustration


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    Saleroom Notice

    Please note that the American vessel is the Britannia. She was originally owned by Patten Bros until sold to Thayer and Lincoln in 1864, whose house flag she is seen flying from the central mast.