19th Century Chinoiserie Reverse Glass Picture

GBP 3,500.00

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Object Description

An exquisite 19th century Qing dynasty Chinese export reverse glass picture, decorated with scene of court figures at leisure on a terrace, in its original frame,

Canton, China, mid-19th century.

Why we like it
The delicacy of detail and brilliance of colours on this glass painting is simply astonishing: the figures almost look animated, as if this was a cartoon on your iPad. Even more so, when you realize that this picture is 150+ years old. Rare find in this superb condition, too.

Measures
13¼ x 19¼ in. (34.3 x 49 cm.) 

The reverse has a 19th century pencil inscription, that suggests this picture was a gift to Mrs Rozger from another lady whose name is indistinct.

For closely related examples, possibly from the same set, please, see Christie’s, “Un hôtel particulier du Faubourg Saint-Germain. The Collection of The Marquis and Marquise de Ravenel”, London, 21 – 22 November, 2007, (£6,250).

Object Condition

original antique condition

Object Details

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