October 10, 2020 09:00 AM EDT Downingtown, PA


Four gouache on pith paper China Trade port views

Set of four gouache on pith paper China Trade port views, ca. 1825, the first of Canton, with American, French, British, and Dutch flags, the second of Whampoa, with American and other western ships at anchor, the third of Macau, with The Praya Grande from the south, and the fourth of Bocca Tigris, the Pearl River, with the Wantong and Anunghoy forts, 5" x 8". See Gregory Chinnery Paintings of the China Coast, catalog 51, #70. Provenance: Diana H. Bittel; The Collection of the Late Ann G Sickles.


Slight puncture losses and inpainting.

Estimate: $2,500 - $3,500
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