European School, early 19th century, possibly Orientalist style painting, oil on canvas, depicting a seated man wearing a turban and a floral robe with his foot raised on a gout stool, in the act of ringing a bell, with drapery and a balcony in the background. Signed and dated "Bonny (?) 1830" with additional illegible writing below, lower right. Housed in a molded gilt wood frame. Sight – 12 3/4" H x 11 1/4" W. Framed – 16 3/4" H x 15 3/8" W. Early 19th century. Provenance: The collection of Dr. William Kendall Striker, Chattanooga, TN. CONDITION: Overall good condition with craquelure. Canvas has been relined. Areas of rubbing/paint loss, largest 1/8", buckling, lower right. Few areas of loss to frame.
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