Two major 19th century oil paintings, once kept in a Perthshire castle, are expected to fetch up to £180,000 at auction next month.
The artworks by English painter George Chinnery show landscapes in Macau, China, where he made his home from 1825 until his death in 1852.
The paintings formed part of the collection of the Viscount Strathallan at Strathallan Castle in Auchterarder, and remained in the property after it was sold to the current owners’ ancestor Sir James Roberts in 1910.
They will be offered for sale at Bonhams’ Travel and Exploration Sale in Knightsbridge, London, on February 26.
One of the landscapes – showing a view of Macau looking towards the gardens of a merchant’s house, the Casa, with figures in the foreground – is estimated to fetch £70,000-£100,000.
The Grotto of Camoes, which depicts the romantic visitor attraction that still overlooks the western point of the peninsula, is expected to make £60,000-£80,000.