The Anchorage at Whampoa Island

Title: 
The Anchorage at Whampoa Island

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Object Name: 
Reverse Painting on Glass
Title: 
The Anchorage at Whampoa Island
Place Made: 
Accession Number: 
2002.6.5
Dimensions: 
Overall H: 38.2 cm, W: 53.7 cm
Location: 
On Display
Date: 
about 1780
Primary Description: 
Colorless glas, paint, wood; gilded, carved, painted. Whampoa Island in the Pearl River, showing Dane's Island in the foreground and foreign trade ships from five European countries. On the shore are temporary storage depots. The Cantonese frame, original to the painting, is in Neo-classical style.
Department: 
Provenance: 
Choi, Kee Il, Jr., Source
2002-05-21
Category: 
Recent Important Acquisitions, 45 (2003) illustrated, p. 209, fig. 12; BIB# AI59133