Harbor View

Collection Type

  • Art

Date

1800-1899

GUSN

GUSN-197949

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

Descriptive Terms

oil paintings (visual works)
oil paint (paint)
canvas
wood (plant material)
Painting

Inscription

"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.),

Additional Identification Number

P113
FA041

Maker

Jordan and Harberg (Framer)
House of Russell & Co. (Importer)

Dimensions

14 10/16 x 19 2/16 x 2 (HxWxD) (inches)

Credit Line

Gift of the Stephen Phillips Memorial Charitable Trust for Historic Preservation

Accession Number

2006.44.536

Places

China

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