London, South Kensington
11 June 1998
A CHINESE REVERSE GLASS PAINTING
DEPICTING A MAN SEATED AT LEISURE ON ROCKWORK GAZING DOWNWARDS, A LADY WITH A DRUM STRUNG AT HER SIDE BEFORE HIM, A FURTHER BEARDED FIGURE APPEARING FROM BEHIND, ALL IN A TREE-STREWN RIVER LANDSCAPE -- 13½IN. X 9¾IN. (34.2CMS X 24.7CMS), 18TH CENTURY, (RUBBED, SOME FOXING), GILTWOOD FRAME.
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