Clive Farahar Antiquarian Books - Rare and Antiquarian Books and Manuscripts

 
CHINA.
A WESTERN FAMILY BY A CHINESE ARTIST
CHINA. Reverse Painting on Glass of Five American or European Women, their Chaperon and Two Children,    [Canton c 1870]
19 x 28¾ ins. 48 x 73 cm. in original Chinese Frame, there are two broken corners without loss, top right and bottom left,
An unusual subject commissioned by a Western Trader to the Far East as a memento of his family in Europe or the United States.
£5500.00   

Stock ref: 14240




 
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