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$ 5,500

Pair of Antique Chinese Reverse Mirror Pictures

Origin China
Period 19th Century
Materials verre eglomise decorated mercury mirror plates
W. 20 in; H. 14 in; D. 1 in;
W. 50.8 cm; H. 35.56 cm; D. 2.54 cm;
Condition Good. re-framed, oxidation and losses to mirror plating
Creation Date circa 1890
Description A rare pair of exquisite antique Chinese export reverse mirror pictures, decorated with scenes of court figures at leisure on a terrace, re-framed,

China,  late 19th - early 20th century.

Why we absolutely love them
Their sparkling mercury mirror plates, the delicacy of detail and brilliance of colours on these mirror paintings are simply astonishing: the scenes almost look animated, as if they were a cartoon on your iPad.
Styles / Movements Asian Art
Incollect Reference Number 333720
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