SUNQUA (CHINESE, ACT. 1830-1865). AN AMERICAN CLIPPER SHIP IN THE HARBOR OF HONG KONG, CIRCA 1850-1855.

Est. $8,000-$12,000
Sold: $10,800 ($9,000)

Oil on canvas, 29 ½ x 39 ¾ inches. In a Chinese “Chippendale” frame.

Literature: For a discussion of Sunqua and his work, see Carl L. Crossman, “The Decorative Arts of the China Trade,” 1991, pp. 124-132, color pl. 41 and pl. 45.

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