Chinese collection

Item LL 8806

Accession no: LL 8806
Object type: Reverse Painting on Glass
Name: Two Chinese ladies seated on rocks
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 8805); with two Chinese ladies seated on rocks; one is playing a flute while the other holds a basket of flowers, a lake in the background and two pheasants in the front. 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.