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Harbor View

2006.44.536 (RS9478)

Description

Oil painting of a harbor scene with eight ships along the bottom and an island in the middle with a pagoda. The frame is painted gold with high outside edge reliefing towards the inner edge with shorter levels.

Details

Maker
Jordan and Harberg (Framer)
House of Russell & Co. (Importer)
Date
1800-1899
Inscriptions
"Chinese Painting - Pagoda / Anchorage - Whampoa China / Showing Ships of foreign / Merchants wating for / teas and spices to exchange." (Handwritten paper label formerly attached to reverse.)
Associated Building
Original to Phillips House (Salem, Mass.).
Material
canvas
oil paint (paint)
wood (plant material)
Object type
Art
Places
China
Descriptive terms
canvas
oil paint (paint)
oil paintings (visual works)
Painting
wood (plant material)
Dimensions
14 10/16 x 19 2/16 x 2 (HxWxD) (inches)
Accession Number
2006.44.536
Credit Line
Gift of the Stephen Phillips Memorial Charitable Trust for Historic Preservation
GUSN
197949
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