Lot 33
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CHINESE SCHOOL, MID-19TH CENTURY | The Amalia Before Hong Kong

Estimate
20,000 - 30,000 GBP
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Description

  • Chinese School, mid-19th century
  • The Amalia Before Hong Kong
  • tiled, inscribed and dated lower centre Amalia Cap. L. Ghigliazza Hong Kong 19 ottobre 1861 lower centre
  • oil on canvas

Provenance

Purchased by the father of the present owner; thence by descent

Catalogue Note

The present work depicts a three-master clipper, of the type which revolutionised trade between east and west in the middle decades of the nineteenth century.
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