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Lot 1011

ANONYMOUS ARTIST: HARBOUR AT HONG KONG

Estimated Value:

2.000 € - 3.000 €

Schätzpreis:

Description:

China, in the style of Lam Qua, Qing dynasty, 19th c.
76 x 101 cm, R.
Oil on canvas, framed. Shown is a harbor view at Hong Kong crowded with shipping: Chinese junks and boats, some flying foreign flags and carrying foreign passengers or merchants. Houses and mountains on the island is seen across the harbour.
Formerly from a German private collection, acquired before 2007 - Signs of age, craquelure, partially retouched and rest.
These paintings were produced as export mainly in Canton in the Qing Dynasty through the 18th and 19th centuries. Popular motifs are portraits, views of harbour and sightseeings, genre scenes, etc.