Chinese collection

Item LL 8810

Accession no: LL 8810
Object type: Reverse Painting on Glass
Name: Chinese garden scene
Materials: Paint on glass
Place made: Guangzhou (Canton), China
Date made: Qing Dynasty, Qianlong, c. 1780
Measurements: H. 59 cm, W. 99 cm

Description: Reverse painting on glass with a mirrored background. Chinese garden scene with a seated man, a lady, a maid and a child playing with a pheasant; landscape with waters, Chinese buildings, hills and mountains in a distance. Original English frame moulded, lacquered and gilt.

Provenance
Bought from Frank Partridge, 5 March 1918, £140 (for LL 8810, which has been sent to The Hill), gifted to the Lady Lever Art Gallery, 1922. LLAG Invoice file No. 87.