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China Trade Portrait of H.M.S. Hawkins

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China Trade Portrait of H.M.S. Hawkins

WALPOLES
Chinese School portrait of H.M.S. Hawkins in Chinese waters painted in oils on linen immediately following her commission in 1919. Further inscribed 'China Station' and within a period English oak frame with a carved sight and gilt slip. Chinese, dated 1919.
o.s: 21.5in x 27.5 in
HMS Hawkins was a Hawkins-class heavy cruiser of the Royal Navy, named after Sir John Hawkins. She was built at Chatham Dockyard and launched on 1 October 1917. With the conversion of her sister, Cavendish, to become the aircraft carrier HMS Vindictive in 1918, Hawkins became the name ship of her class. She was commissioned on 25 July 1919 and became the flagship of the 5th Light Cruiser Squadron on the China Station.

Period: 

First quarter 20th Century

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111 Portobello Road,
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Walpoles is an antiques business that has been established for more than 35 years with an extensive stock which can be divided into three broad themes: "The Army" encompassing colonial furniture and works of art, folk art of the British soldier as well as campaign furniture, pictures and objects of a military theme; "The Navy" covering fine and folk art associated with the British Royal and Merchant Navy fleets as well as fine art and objects that fall under a title of "The China Trade"; and finally there is an established core of furniture, pictures and works of art typical of "The English Country House".

Founded by Graham Walpole, the business first set up in Church Street, in London’s Marylebone, and by the end of the 1980s had moved to Westbourne Grove, from where they dealt until the turn of the last century. In 2004 Walpoles relocated to their home town of Greenwich and joined the British Antiques Dealers Association but now work from 111 Portobello Road. Please be aware that this shop is too small to show all of the stock on the website and that you should make an enquiry before your journey to ensure that the item in question is there for you to see. We are open every day, with the exception of Sundays, between the hours of 10 a.m. & 4 p.m., (Saturday 7.00 a.m. - 5 p.m.)

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