Lot 839
  • 839

CANTON SCHOOL | Fighting the Rattan-armoured Troops

Estimate
40,000 - 80,000 HKD
Sold
68,750 HKD
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Description

  • Fighting the Rattan-armoured Troops
  • watercolour on paper
  • 41.3 by 54.7 cm; 16 ¼ by 21 ½ in.
executed circa 1785

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 22 June 1960
Private Asian Collection

Catalogue Note

This work is accompanied by a copy of the acquisition receipt issued by Needham's Antiques in 1960
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