Seng Yuen - portrait of a missionary

This miniature portrait was painted in Hong Kong. The sitter is probably an American missionary. This example is especially uncommon in that the artist is identified. There is a printed label reading "NOTICE - If this ivory miniature gets damp or spotted, take out the glass and place the picture in the sun for 10 minutes, and afterwards clean it with a feather or dry handerchief. SENG YUEN, painter, No, 64 Queen's Road Hongkong". 220

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