Description & Technical information

A fine mid 18th century Chinese export mirror painting of a seated couple in traditional dress on a balcony beneath bamboo grass with colourful birds perched on the leaves and in flight above set by the waterside with boats and hills with houses on the horizon, within a later carved giltwood frame.

The painting: Chinese export, Qianlong, circa 1760 The frame: English, 20th century 

Date:  1760
Period:  1750-1850, 18th century
Origin:  China, England
Medium: Carved giltwood, Mirror
Dimensions: 84.5 x 100.5 cm (33¹/₄ x 39⁵/₈ inches)
Provenance: Partridge Fine Arts Ltd, London 1973.
Private collection, England.

Categories: Furniture