Chinese collection

Item LL 8805

Accession no: LL 8805
Object type: Reverse Painting on Glass
Name: A shepherdess and a falconer
Materials: Paint on glass
Place made: Guangzhou (Canton), China
Date made: Qing Dynasty, Qianlong, c. 1760
Measurements: H. 63 cm, W. 51 cm

Description: Reverse painting on glass with a mirrored background, one of a pair (to LL 8806); pastoral scenery with a shepherdess holding a basket of flowers and a falconer with his bird behind a tree, sheep in the foreground and hills and houses in the distance. Original Chinese frame, carved and gilt.

Provenance
Bought from Frank Partridge, 5 March 1918, £150 (for a pair of Chinese mirror paintings; LL 8805 & LL 8806, which have been sent to The Hill), gifted to the Lady Lever Art Gallery, 1922. LLAG Invoice file No. 87.