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19th Century China Trade Seascape with an American Clipper Ship, circa 1880s

$3,400

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19th century China Trade Seascape with an American Clipper Ship, circa 1880s, a Chinese Export oil on canvas seascape depicting an iron or steel hulled clipper ship in heavy rough seas under reefed sails. The painting was executed with the fine precision and detail typically seen in such China Port artwork. The American steel hulled clippers were the largest merchant vessels under sail and plied their trade during the 1870s to 1920s period before they were replaced by steamships. The painting is in excellent condition. At some point It was re-lined, laying the canvas down on a second new canvas for strength and preservation. It is mounted in a modern carved and ebonized frame. Measures: 16-1/2 in high x 22-1/2 in wide Framed: 20-1/2 in high x 26-1/8 in wide x 1-1/2 in deep.

Details

  • Dimensions
    Height: 20.50 in. (52.07 cm)Width: 26.13 in. (66.38 cm)Depth: 1.50 in. (3.81 cm)
  • Style
    Chinese Export (Of the Period)
  • Materials and Techniques
  • Place of Origin
  • Period
  • Date of Manufacture
    circa 1880
  • Condition
    Additions or alterations made to the original: The painting was at some point re-lined, laying the canvas down on a second new canvas for strength and preservation. Wear consistent with age and use.
  • Seller Location
    Nantucket, MA
  • Reference Number
    Seller: AD - 151-44 OIY1stDibs: LU903923658092

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