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
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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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
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
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
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
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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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

Estimate:

5,000 - 8,000 USD

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

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

Estimate:

5,000 - 8,000 USD

Lot sold:

6,930

USD

Description

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

Condition report

The painting has been line. Some widely scattered stable craquelue visible in the sky. Inpainting to address the craquelure in the composition, and inpainting to address several tears, including an approx. 5 in. long crack for the center left, and some restoration has discolored and visible to the naked eye.


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Catalogue note

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.