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    Sale 2130

    Chinese Export Porcelain

    21 January 2009, New York, Rockefeller Plaza

  • Lot 102

    STUDIO OF TINGQUA, MID-19TH CENTURY

    LOADING TEA ON THE CANTON WATERFRONT

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    STUDIO OF TINGQUA, MID-19TH CENTURY
    LOADING TEA ON THE CANTON WATERFRONT
    Ink and colors on paper


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    A very similar view, attributed to Tingqua, is in the collection of the Peabody Essex Museum, Salem, and illustrated by P. Conner and W.R. Sargent in Views of the Pearl River Delta, Hong Kong, 1996, p. 194, where the authors note that Captain Forbes of Boston owned such a view inscribed on its reverse ...by Tingqua of 16 New China Street...