CHINA TRADE VIEW OF THE CANTON WATERFRONT WITH RIVER TRAFFIC, CIRCA 1847-1850.

Est. $9,000-$15,000
Sold: $12,000 ($10,000)

Depicting men loading tea onto a boat in the foreground, with the church and the American, French and British Hongs on the opposite riverbank. Oil on canvas, 18 x 23 ½ inches.

Provenance: Kennedy Galleries, New York; Northeast Auctions, August 17-18, 1996, lot 512.

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