This object is eligible for a Certificate of BADA Provenance
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About the object
Rare Pair of Chinese Export (China Trade Paintings) Reverse Glass Painted Mirror Pictures
Rare pair of China Trade Reverse Glass Painted Mirror Pictures of Exceptional Quality Depicting Attractive Young Ladies in a Colourful Rural Setting. Made in Canton and Exported Exclusively for the English Upper Class. Last Quarter of the 18th Century.
As is quite normal the finely carved wooden frames have been made in England at a later date to suit the individual taste of the purchasing client.
Private Collection UK
Grosvenor House Vetted Antiques Fair 2002
Literature: See Carl Crossman The China Trade for Description of China Trade Glass Pictures
Medium: Glass Painting