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    Sale 7439

    Important English Furniture

    22 November 2007, London, King Street

  • Lot 718

    A CHINESE-EXPORT REVERSE-PAINTING-ON-GLASS

    LATE 18TH CENTURY, THE GILTWOOD FRAME MID-19TH CENTURY

    Price Realised  

    A CHINESE-EXPORT REVERSE-PAINTING-ON-GLASS
    LATE 18TH CENTURY, THE GILTWOOD FRAME MID-19TH CENTURY
    Depicting a gentleman seated in a rustic chair before a table with a lady holding a flower accompanied by a young boy, a female servant beside a tree, beside a lake in a mountainous landscape, within a scrolling foliage frame with mirrored border plates, framed by gothic columns, the silvering lacking and replaced by paper painted to give a shadow effect
    48½ x 52 in. (123 x 132 cm.)


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    Pre-Lot Text

    THE PROPERTY OF A GENTLEMAN