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A View of the Boca Tigris Forts on the Pearl River, Qing Dynasty, circa 1840 | 清十九世紀 虎門風光 油畫 裝框

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January 22, 07:26 PM GMT

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5,000 - 8,000 USD

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A View of the Boca Tigris Forts on the Pearl River

Qing Dynasty, circa 1840

清十九世紀 虎門風光 油畫 裝框


oil on canvas, depicting the view of the forts at Boca Tigris and various vessels from the south, in a Chinese black lacquered and gilt wood frame

17 3/8 in. by 22 7/8 in.; 44.2 by 58.1 cm

A comparable view of the Boca Tigris is illustrated in Patrick Conner, Paintings of the China Trade: The Sze Yuan Tang Collection of Historic Paintings, Hong Kong, 2013, cat. no. 26.