A Sloop or Corvette

A Sloop or Corvette

c. 1840 China

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Sloops and Covettes frequently served as dispatchers among ships of a battle fleet, corvettes also escorted merchantmen and showed a nation's flag in distant parts of the world. This vessel was probably engaged in protecting British merchantmen going to and from Hong Kong.
Chinese early 19th century.
Painted oil on linen and in a carved, lacquered and gilded Chinese frame.


Dimensions
External Height 23.00 inch (58.42 cm)
External Width 28.00 inch (71.12 cm)
Stock Code
198
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