755
755
Canton School
THE SWORD TEST
Estimate
40,00080,000
LOT SOLD. 81,250 HKD
JUMP TO LOT
755
Canton School
THE SWORD TEST
Estimate
40,00080,000
LOT SOLD. 81,250 HKD
JUMP TO LOT

Details & Cataloguing

Modern Asian Art

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Canton School
THE SWORD TEST
executed circa 1785
watercolour on paper 
41.3 by 54.7 cm; 16 ¼ by 21 ½ in.
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This work is accompanied by a copy of the acquisition receipt issued by Needham's Antiques in 1960

Provenance

Collection of John Roberts of Canton, Director of the East India Company, circa 1785
Acquired directly from the above by Payne and Foss, London, in 1808
Acquired directly from the above by Watson-Taylor of Erlestoke Park, Wiltshire, in 1832
Needham's Antiques, New York
Acquired directly from the above by a private American collector in 1966
Private Asian Collection

Modern Asian Art

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Hong Kong