charming mid c19th oilonboard painting of a 3masted ship possibly a tea clipper in full sail upon a choppy sea

Charming mid C19th oil-on-board painting of a 3-masted ship , possibly a Tea Clipper , in full sail upon a choppy sea



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ML 185


Charming mid C19th oil-on-board painting of a 3-masted ship , probably a Tea Clipper , in full sail upon a choppy sea.
Evocative and well-executed sea-scape study of a 3-masted vessel upon an open sea. The billowing sails shown with detailed rigging lines and blocks. Painted upon a wooden board and mounted in its original burr-maple veneered rectangular frame with a gilt slip interior.
The paint above the boat showing nicely aged signs of shrinking crackulature but with no losses.
Original finish with subdued colours and patina of age . The reverse with its original papered finish .
The burr-maple veneered shaped-section frame with very minor historic loss of veneer to the lower right-hand corner.
Smart and atmospheric maritime study presented in excellent original, untouched condition .
H 16"
W 19"
D 2"
England c. 1850
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Internal Ref: ML 185


Height = 40 cm (16")
Width = 50 cm (20")
Depth = 3 cm (1")

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