Lot:1806  CHINA: white metal medal, ND [1844], BHM-2315, 45mm, medal by Thomas Halliday 34Voyage of the Junk K

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拍卖专场 SA2019年1月加州拍卖(#33) 拍卖公司 SA
开拍日期 2019-01-18 01:00:00 结标日期 2019-09-20 09:00:00 拍卖状态 成交
拍品描述 CHINA: white metal medal, ND [1844], BHM-2315, 45mm, medal by Thomas Halliday 34Voyage of the Junk Keying34, THE CHINESE JUNK / 34KEYING34, starboard view of junk ship with three sails set // sixteen line inscription, THE FIRST JUNK / THAT EVER ROUNDED / THE CAPE OF GOOD HOPE, OR / APPEARED IN BRITISH WATERS / HER DIMENSIONS ARE / LENGTH, 160FT, DEPTH OF HOLD, 12FT, / BURDEN, 800 TONS, CHINESE MEASUREMENT / RUDDER, 7 1/2 TONS, MAINSAIL, 9 TONS, / MAINMAST, 85FT LONG FROM DECk / THE SHIP IS BUILT OF TEAK WOOD / SHE SAILED FROM HONG KONG 6TH / DECEMBER 1846, ARRIVED IN / ENGLAND 27TH MARCH 1848 / 477 DAYS FROM CANTON / 39CAPTAIN KELLETT39 / COMMANDER, prooflike lustrous fields, About Unc。 This medal commemorated the first Chinese Junk boat to sail from China to England。 The Keying was a three-masted, 800-ton Foochow Chinese trading junk which sailed from Hong Kong China in 1846 around the Cape of Good Hope first to the New York and Boston in the United States and then to Britain in 1848。