Chinese collection

Item LL 8808

Accession no: LL 8808
Object type: Reverse Painting on Glass
Name: A lady riding on an ox and a bearded man
Materials: Paint on glass
Place made: Guangzhou (Canton), China
Date made: Qing Dynasty, Qianlong, c. 1780
Measurements: H. 65 cm, W. 40 cm

Description: Reverse painting on glass with a mirrored background, one of a pair (to LL 8807); with a lady riding on an ox in the countryside, accompanied by a bearded man. Original Chinese frame, lacquered and gilt.

Bought from Frank Partridge, 5 March 1918, £80 (for a pair of Chinese mirror paintings; LL 8807 & LL 8808, which have been sent to The Hill), gifted to the Lady Lever Art Gallery, 1922. LLAG Invoice file No. 87.