Chinese collection

Item LL 8828

Accession no: LL 8828
Object type: Reverse Painting on Glass
Name: Pastoral scene with landscape, figures and animals
Materials: Paint on glass
Place made: Guangzhou (Canton), China
Date made: Qing Dynasty, Qianlong, c. 1780
Measurements: H. 51.5 cm, W. 63 cm

Description: Reverse painting on glass, one of set of four (with LL 8825, LL 8826 & LL 8827); finely painted pastoral scene with landscape, figures and animals.
A Western maid with a child on her arm and two baskets, accompanied by another child holding a stick. Sheep in the foreground and on the left a man walking under a ruined archway towards a city in a distance. Original Western plaster moulded and gilt frame.

Bought from Frank Partridge, 11 October 1919, £70 (for the set of four, which have been bought for gallery). LLAG Invoice file No. 96B.