Chinese collection

Item LL 8813

Accession no: LL 8813
Object type: Reverse Painting on Glass
Name: A lady and a girl with flocks of sheep
Materials: Paint on glass
Place made: Guangzhou (Canton), China
Date made: Qing Dynasty, Qianlong, c. 1760
Measurements: H. 62 cm, W. 92 cm

Description: Reverse painting on glass with a mirrored background, with a lady leaning on a tree, looking at a girl standing next to her. The girl holds a staff and points a finger at the sheep. Original English frame, moulded and gilt.

Bought from Frank Partridge, 5 March 1918, £70 (for LL 8813, which has been sent to The Hill), gifted to the Lady Lever Art Gallery, 1922. LLAG Invoice file No. 87.