FOEIQUA (CHINESE, ACT. CANTON 1800-1825). PORTRAIT OF A GENTLEMAN IN A BLACK COAT.

Est. $5,000-$8,000

Sold: $6,000 ($5,000)

Oil on canvas, 23 ½ x 18 inches. The name “John Morse” incised in the stretcher.

Provenance: By descent in the family of Alice Waldo Flint, Weare, New Hampshire; Martyn Gregory, London.

Literature: For similar portraits by Foeiqua, see Carl L. Crossman. “The Decorative Arts of the China Trade,” p. 26, pl. 5 and pp. 61-65, pls. 18-21.