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Charles Porter Brown (Massachusetts, Rhode Island, 1855-1920) The Barque Taria Topan of Salem

Auction:
3222B
Lot:
296
Sold for:
$984$800

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Auction:
American Furniture & Decorative Arts - 3222B
Location:
Boston
Date / Time :
March 02, 2019 10:00AM

Description:

Charles Porter Brown (Massachusetts, Rhode Island, 1855-1920)

The Barque Taria Topan of Salem
Signed and dated "C.P. Brown/1878" l.r.
Oil on tin, 12 x 18 1/2 in., in a molded gilt-gesso frame.
Condition: Soiling, small crack at l.r. corner.

Note: The Taria Topan sailed from Boston August 2, 1877 for a market in Zanzibar then arrived in Boston on April 26, 1878. Charles Porter Brown was a passenger on this voyage and made several sketches of business places visited in Zanzibar (The Essex Institute Historical Collections, Vol. LX, 1924, p. 30).
Estimate $800-1,200


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