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Chinese Export Reverse Glass Paintings, Set of Four

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  • Description
    A set of four circa 1825 Chinese Export polychrome reverse glass paintings comprised of figural court views and battle scenes in original 'Chinese Chippendale' parcel-gilt aubergine lacquer frames and reverse backboards. A remarkable and exceptionally rare set of good size and condition.

    Provenance: Legendary fine English antiques dealers Jackson-Mitchell, Inc. of Wilmington, DE (fl. 1968 -2002), private English collection prior, private Greenwich, CT collection thence.
  • More Information
    Origin: China
    Period: 19th Century
    Materials: Hand-painted glass, hand-carved, lacquered, and gilt wood
    Condition: Good. Set in phenomenal condition for age and medium. One panel with non-detracting minor loss to upper left corner glass with associated paint loss, minor paint-loss to lower right corner. Frames with wear; all present beautifully. Measurements approx.
    Creation Date: circa 1825
    Styles / Movements: Chinese Export, Asian, Traditional
    Book References: Audric, Thierry. 'Chinese Reverse Glass Painting 1720-1820: An Artistic Meeting Between China and the West'. Peter Lang AG, Internationaler Verlag der Wissenschaften, 2020.
    Incollect Reference #: 500792
  • Dimensions
    W. 28 in; H. 21 in; D. 1.63 in;
    W. 71.12 cm; H. 53.34 cm; D. 4.14 cm;
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