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CHINESE REVERSE PAINTING ON GLASS BOY PLAYING WITH FROG
$
300
CHINESE REVERSE PAINTING ON GLASS BOY PLAYING WITH FROG
Date: early 20th century
Price: $300
Description: Chinese reverse painting on glass of young boy playing with frog, in original frame and wood backing. Very early 20th century. This was called 'verre eglomise' after a Parisian picture framer Jean- Baptiset Glomy (d. 1786) who used a technique of painting on the reverse of glass, originally attributed to the Chinese. This is a charming and unusual scene of a child playing in a landscape with a frog, with a mirror background. Excellent condition $300.

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