Chinese collection

Item LL 8809

Accession no: LL 8809
Object type: Reverse Painting on Glass
Name: Portrait of a lady
Materials: Paint on glass
Place made: Guangzhou (Canton), China
Date made: Qing Dynasty, Jiaqing, c. 1815
Measurements: H. 34 cm, W. 54 cm

Description: Reverse painting on glass with an elegant lady at a table. On the table a collection of various Chinese curiosities, on the wall a board with four ancient characters and a part of a landscape painting. Original Chinese frame, moulded and gilt.

Bought from Frank Partridge, 5 March 1918, £50 (for LL 8809, which has been sent to The Hill), gifted to the Lady Lever Art Gallery, 1922. LLAG Invoice file No. 87.