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Lot #206
Sold For$1,500.00(hammer price)
 $1,800.00(price including buyer's premium)
Last UpdatedSeptember 25, 2017


Early 19th Century

Circular mourning picture depicting a woman in Western dress in a landscape by an urn. Housed in original circular gilt gesso frame.
Note: Similar works were popular with Western merchants in the Late 18th and Early 19th Century, who brought them home from China. For a related example see The China Trade by Carl Crossman, p. 140, fig. 115.

Reverse painting on glass, diameter 13. Framed diameter 16"."


Good condition. No obvious defects noted.

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