Chinese collection

Item LL 8802

Accession no: LL 8802
Object type: Reverse Painting on Glass
Name: Women and children outside a house spinning silk
Materials: Paint on glass
Place made: Guangzhou (Canton), China
Date made: Qing Dynasty, Qianlong, c. 1780
Measurements: H. 49 cm, W. 47.5 cm

Description: Reverse painting on glass, one of set of three (with LL 8800 & LL 8801); with two women in 18th Century South Chinese costumes spinning silk and two children outside a house. Glass broken. Original Chinese frame, lacquered and gilt.

Formerly the property of Lord Montague of Beaulieu, purchased by Frank Partridge for Lever, 5 July 1917, £15, 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.