A reverse glass painting

A reverse glass painting

Late 18th century

Framed: 13 x 25 1/4 in, 33 x 64 cm

Of a pair of pheasants on a rock, bamboo and birds framing them to the left, and a flowering shrub with birds to their right.
In an elaborate contemporary Gothic giltwood frame.

Formerly in an English private collection.

A similar oval painting is illustrated in Child, World Mirrors 1650–1900, no. 833.