Chinese collection

Item LL 8803

Accession no: LL 8803
Object type: Reverse Painting on Glass
Name: A Chinese lady and a man in rocky landscape
Materials: Paint on glass
Place made: Guangzhou (Canton), China
Date made: Qing Dynasty, Qianlong, c. 1760
Measurements: H. 83 cm, W. 58 cm

Description: Reverse painting on glass with a mirrored background, one of a pair (to LL 8804); with figures of a Chinese lady and a gentleman in rocky landscape at a shore of a lake, with a crane at the back and two pheasants in the front. Original Chinese frame, lacquered and gilt.

Bought from Frank Partridge, 5 December 1917, £112 (for a pair of Chinese mirror paintings; LL 8803 & LL 8804, which have been sent to The Hill), gifted to the Lady Lever Art Gallery, 1922. LLAG Invoice file No. 75.