Chinese collection

Item LL 8817

Accession no: LL 8817
Object type: Reverse Painting on Glass
Name: A lady reclining on a red lacquer couch
Materials: Paint on glass
Place made: Guangzhou (Canton), China
Date made: Qing Dynasty, Jiaqing, c. 1815
Measurements: H. 29 cm, W. 44 cm

Description: Reverse painting on glass, one of set of four (with LL 8818, LL 8819 & LL 8820). Boudoir scene, behind a partially covered room with a curtain, a young lady in a negligee reclines elegantly on a red lacquer day-bed. View to a garden in the background. Glass broken. Original Chinese frame, carved and gilt.

Bought from Frank Partridge, 5 March 1918, £100 (for the set of four; LL 8817, LL 8818, LL 8819 and LL 8820, which have been sent to The Hill), gifted to the Lady Lever Art Gallery, 1922. LLAG Invoice file No. 87.