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Chinese Export, 19th Century Two Reverse Paintings on Glass

Auction:
2482
Lot:
180
Sold for:
$5,036$4,250

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Auction:
American Furniture & Decorative Arts - 2482
Location:
Boston
Date / Time :
November 08, 2009 11:00AM

Description:

Chinese Export, 19th Century

Two Reverse Paintings on Glass, both signed on the back panel with Chinese characters, one depicting a girl in a landscape standing beside an urn-topped monument, the urn inscribed "WEPTERA," the other depicting a romantic couple and another gentleman beside a monument on a moonlit night, both with black gilt-starred borders, dia. 14 1/2 in. Condition: Paint loss on standing gentleman's coat, minor paint losses on borders.
Estimate $800-1,200

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WEPTERA

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