Chinese collection

Item LL 8800

Accession no: LL 8800
Object type: Reverse Painting on Glass
Name: A view of a lake with junks and three figures on the shore
Materials: Paint on glass
Place made: Guangzhou (Canton), China
Date made: Qing Dynasty, Qianlong, c. 1780
Measurements: H. 90 cm, W. 103.5 cm

Description: Reverse painting on glass with a mirrored background, one of set of three (with LL 8801 & LL 8802); with three figures on the shore in the foreground, a gentleman holding a fan, a lady seated under a tree and a child playing, view of a lake with junks and buildings in the background. Original Chinese frame, lacquered and gilt.

Formerly the property of Lord Montague of Beaulieu, purchased by Frank Partridge for Lever, 5 July 1917, £100, by whom gifted to the Lady Lever Art Gallery, 1922. Correspondence between Partridge and Lever, 11 July 1917 (the painting has been sent to The Hill). LLAG Invoice file No. 76.