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Miniature View of the Hongs of Canton

China
Gouche on ivory
Early 19th century

A very rare miniature gouache on ivory view of the Thirteen Factories or trading posts of foreign factors in Canton. Seen here flying the Danish, Spanish, American, Swedish, British and Dutch flags. Retains rich coloring and exquisite detail; a small masterpiece. A grand view of the hongs, barges and other vessels and individuals. Label on reverse.

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