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Chinese Reverse Painting of a Dog
Located in Palm Beach, FL
Antique Chinese reverse painting on glass of a dog or spaniel painted in a charming naive manner with vibrant colors, slightly oxidized. One of two available.
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Antique 19th Century Chinese Folk Art Paintings

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Glass

  • Chinese Reverse Painting of a Dog
  • Chinese Reverse Painting of a Dog
  • Chinese Reverse Painting of a Dog
  • Chinese Reverse Painting of a Dog
H 17 in. W 20 in. D 1 in.
Pair of Mid 20th Century Chinese Reverse Paintings on Glass
Located in San Francisco, CA
Pair of fabulous vintage Chinese reverse paintings on glass. Most likely made for export in mid 20th century. Very fine detail and great original condition. Original lacquer frames...
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Mid-20th Century Figurative Paintings

Materials

Oil

Chinese Ancestral Reverse Paintings on Glass
Located in Atlanta, GA
Chinese ancestral reverse paintings on glass, China, 20th century. We are unsure of the age on these. Probably mid-20th century, possibly much earlier. They retain their original han...
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20th Century Chinese Chinoiserie Paintings and Screens

Materials

Glass, Wood

Chinese Reverse Glass Painting of Longevity Hill
Located in Chicago, IL
Painted with exquisite detail, this quiet landscape is a charming example of reverse glass painting. Lending the finished work a subtle three-dimensional effect, painting on the oppo...
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Early 20th Century Chinese Paintings and Screens

Materials

Glass

Chinese Export Reverse Painting on Glass of a Woman Playing a Flute, late 19th/C
Located in Fairview, NC
In the frame which is blue velvet 17 7/8" x 23 3/4" and the glass measures approx 9.5" x 13.5" from an estate where the the parents of the collector bought this in China perhaps 100 ...
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1890s Folk Art Figurative Paintings

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Oil

Antique Chinese Export Mourning Reverse Painting on Glass
Located in Atlanta, GA
Antique Chinese export mourning reverse painting on glass, depicting seated mother with weeping child, in period giltwood frame. Measures: 9.5" x 11.5" W 12.75" x 14.75" framed.
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Antique Early 19th Century Chinese Chinese Export Paintings and Screens

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Glass, Giltwood, Paint

Pair of 19' century Chinese Reverse-Painted Mirror Pictures
Located in Rome, IT
A pair of Chinese reverse glass painting representing women and a child in a garden pavillion. Original "Chinese Chippendale" framing. China for export, circa 1830.
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Early 19th Century Qing Figurative Paintings

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Mirror, Paint

Pair of 19' century Chinese Reverse-Painted Mirror Pictures
Located in Rome, IT
A pair of Chinese reverse glass painting representing women and a child in a garden pavillion. Original "Chinese Chippendale" framing. China for export, circa 1830.
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Early 19th Century Qing Figurative Paintings

Materials

Mirror, Paint

Pair of 19' century Chinese Reverse-Painted Mirror Pictures
Located in Rome, IT
A pair of Chinese reverse glass painting representing women and a child in a garden pavillion. Original "Chinese Chippendale" framing. China for export, circa 1830.
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Early 19th Century Figurative Paintings

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Mirror, Paint

Pair of 19' century Chinese Reverse-Painted Mirror Pictures
Located in Rome, IT
A pair of Chinese reverse glass painting representing women and a child in a garden pavillion. Original "Chinese Chippendale" framing. China for export, circa 1830.
Category

Early 19th Century Qing Figurative Paintings

Materials

Mirror, Paint

Pair of 19' century Chinese Reverse-Painted Mirror Pictures
Located in Rome, IT
A pair of Chinese reverse glass painting representing women and a child in a garden pavillion. Original "Chinese Chippendale" framing. China for export, circa 1830.
Category

Early 19th Century Figurative Paintings

Materials

Mirror, Paint

19th Century Reversed Glass Painting China for European Market Verre Eglomisé
Located in Epfach, DE
The reversed glass painting has been made circa 1800. The picture has beautiful colors and is in the original condition. The beautiful painting is also in the original frame.
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Antique Early 19th Century Chinese Paintings

Materials

Art Glass

Pair of 19' century Chinese Reverse-Painted Mirror Pictures
Located in Rome, IT
A pair of Chinese reverse glass painting representing women and a child in a garden pavillion. Original "Chinese Chippendale" framing. China for export, circa 1830.
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Antique 19th Century Chinese Chinese Export Paintings

Pair of 18th Century German or Chinese Reverse Glass Paintings
Located in Dallas, TX
Pair of antique reverse glass paintings in original frames. These paintings depict two episodes in the Old Testament story of Joseph, one of his brothers casting him into the well an...
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Antique 18th Century German Other Paintings

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Glass, Wood, Wood

Early 20th Century Verre Eglomise Chinese Export Reverse Glass Painting
Located in Vero Beach, FL
Early 20th century Verre Eglomise Chinese export reverse glass painting Beautiful Chinese reverse glass painting of two women reading a scroll. This painting is exquisite in color...
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Early 20th Century Chinese Chinese Export Paintings and Screens

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Glass

Pair of Charming Chinese Miniature Reverse-Glass Paintings of Ladies
Located in Amsterdam, NL
A pair of miniature reverse-glass paintings of ladies in a landscape, in original maple wood frames Canton, circa 1780 Measures: H 4.5 x W 6.5 cm (painting) H 11.5 x W 13.5 cm...
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Antique Late 18th Century Chinese Edo Paintings and Screens

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Glass, Maple

Pair of 19th Century Chinese Reverse-Painted Mirror Pictures
Located in Rome, IT
A pair of Chinese reverse glass painting representing women and a child in a garden pavillion. Original "Chinese Chippendale" framing. China for export, circa 1830.
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Antique 19th Century Chinese Chinese Export Paintings

Materials

Art Glass

Antique Chinese Art Reverse Painted Immortal & Boy with Peach Painting on Glass
Located in San Diego, CA
Antique Chinese hand painted reverse painting on glass. Features an Immortal and a boy holding a peach (A symbol of all things good). Great detail and color. Painting displays well a...
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Early 20th Century Chinese Paintings and Screens

Materials

Glass

Chinese Reverse Painted Glass and Hardwood Table Screen
Located in Austin, TX
An unusual table screen featuring a reverse glass painted portrait of a young noble lady set into a hardwood frame and stand. The beautiful maiden has a round face with a high foreh...
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Antique Mid-19th Century Chinese Qing Paintings and Screens

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Glass, Hardwood

19th Century Chinese Export Reverse Glass Portrait of a Lady
Located in London, GB
A late 19th century reverse glass painted portrait of a lady, by a pagoda within a mountainous landscape. Set within a circular wooden frame with pierced brass hanging plate.
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Antique 19th Century Chinese Chinese Export Paintings and Screens

Materials

Glass, Wood

Chinese Reverse Glass Painted Mirror of the Yangtze River Bridge
Located in Chicago, IL
This cultural revolution-era reverse glass mirror painting depicts the Yangtze River Bridge, the first bridge designed and built solely by the Chinese and a great source of pride whe...
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Mid-20th Century Chinese Paintings and Screens

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Mirror

Early 20th Century Chinese Reverse Glass Portrait with Painted Fan
Located in Chicago, IL
With exquisite detail and sparkling color, this portrait of a young woman is a remarkable example of reverse glass painting. Lending the finished work a subtle three-dimensional effe...
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Early 20th Century Chinese Qing Paintings and Screens

Materials

Glass

Tall Vintage Chinese Export Reverse Glass Painted Hardwood Framed Hanging Panel
Located in Austin, TX
A very large vintage Chinese export reverse glass painted figural hanging wall panel in a carved hardwood frame, early to mid-20th century, China. The reverse glass painted panel...
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Mid-20th Century Chinese Qing Paintings and Screens

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Glass, Rosewood

Early 20th Century Chinese Reverse Glass Portrait of a Young Woman
Located in Chicago, IL
With exquisite detail and sparkling color, this portrait of a young woman is a remarkable example of reverse glass painting. Lending the finished work a subtle three-dimensional effe...
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Early 20th Century Chinese Qing Paintings and Screens

Materials

Glass, Wood

Chinese Reverse Painting of Dogs
Located in Palm Beach, FL
Antique Chinese reverse painting on glass of a dog or Spaniel with two puppies painted in a charming naive style with vibrant colors slightly oxidized with age. One of two available,...
Category

Antique Late 19th Century Chinese Folk Art Paintings

Materials

Glass

  • Chinese Reverse Painting of Dogs
  • Chinese Reverse Painting of Dogs
  • Chinese Reverse Painting of Dogs
  • Chinese Reverse Painting of Dogs
H 17.5 in. W 19.5 in. D 1.25 in.
Two Chinese Reverse Paintings on Glass
Located in Port Chester, NY
Two Chinese export reverse paintings on glass with textured, gilt-accented black lacquer frames.
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Antique 1830s Chinese Chinese Export Paintings and Screens

Materials

Glass

Pair of 19th century Chinese Reverse Painting on Glass
Located in Stamford, CT
Pair of 19th century Chinese reverse painting on glass
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Antique 19th Century Chinese Paintings

Chinese Export Reverse Painting on Glass
Located in San Francisco, CA
A 19th century Chinese reverse painting on glass depicting nobles and their servants in a court setting. Circa 1850-1880. Framed in a giltwood frame, the back fitted with a mirror.
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Antique 19th Century Chinese Chinese Export Paintings

Antique Chinese Reverse Painting on Glass of a Tang Dynasty Student
Located in New York, NY
A rare antique Chinese reverse painting on glass in its original frame, dated 1851. Titled on the reverse wooden panel backing, "Tang Dynasty Student leaves by boat to take the Impe...
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Antique 19th Century Chinese Paintings and Screens

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Wood, Paint

19th Century Chinese Reverse Glass Painting
Located in Chicago, IL
A 19th century Chinese reverse glass painting depicting wealthy women of leisure in a courtyard landscape with potted peonies and mountains in the distance.<br /> <br /> Pagoda Red...
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Antique 19th Century Chinese Paintings

  • 19th Century Chinese Reverse Glass Painting
  • 19th Century Chinese Reverse Glass Painting
  • 19th Century Chinese Reverse Glass Painting
  • 19th Century Chinese Reverse Glass Painting
H 16.5 in. W 22.5 in. D 1.25 in.
19th Century Chinese Reverse Glass Painting
Located in Chicago, IL
A 19th century Chinese reverse glass painting depicting wealthy women of leisure playing games in a courtyard landscape with potted flowers and a fish pond.<br /> <br /> Pagoda Red...
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Antique 19th Century Chinese Paintings

  • 19th Century Chinese Reverse Glass Painting
  • 19th Century Chinese Reverse Glass Painting
  • 19th Century Chinese Reverse Glass Painting
  • 19th Century Chinese Reverse Glass Painting
H 16 in. W 21.25 in. D .5 in.
19th Century Chinese Reverse Glass Paintings
Located in Palm Beach, FL
A pair of super charming, Chinese reverse glass paintings, of young women, with their original frames.
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Antique 19th Century Chinese Paintings

Materials

Paint

  • 19th Century Chinese Reverse Glass Paintings
  • 19th Century Chinese Reverse Glass Paintings
  • 19th Century Chinese Reverse Glass Paintings
  • 19th Century Chinese Reverse Glass Paintings
H 17.5 in. W 13.5 in. D 0.75 in.
PAIR OF CHINA TRADE REVERSE PAINTINGS ON GLASS
Located in Essex, MA
As We Would Say In the Gallery, "These Are Very Emma" Pair of Period China Trade Reverse Paintings on Glass of a "Military Goodbye" and "Waiting for One's Love" Rare China Trade Work
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Antique 19th Century Chinese Paintings

Pair of Chinese Reverse on Glass Export Paintings
Located in Palm Beach, FL
A pair of Chinese Export reverse on glass paintings, in wonderful condition. Forged iron hanger, on the reverse. Frame was probably painted red in the late 19th C.
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Antique 19th Century Chinese Paintings

Set of Six Early 20th Century Chinese Reverse Painting on Glass Paintings
Located in Essex, MA
Set of six Chinese reverse painting on glass from the Early 20th century. Showing Chinese court life. Wonderful hand work, slightly naive. Beautiful salmon and teal colors. Mounted ...
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Early 20th Century Chinese Chinoiserie Paintings and Screens

Materials

Glass

Chinese Export Reverse Painting on Glass of a Young Girl
Located in Essex, MA
With period gadrooned frame, girl holding a bird with a blue cape in a landscape.
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Antique Early 19th Century Chinese Chinese Export Paintings

19th Century Chinese Reverse Glass Painting
Located in Chicago, IL
A 19th century Chinese reverse glass painting depicting a woman in a tropical courtyard landscape with a bird on her hand. Pagoda Red Collection #: PR002 Keywords: Painting...
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Antique 19th Century Chinese Paintings and Screens

Two Early 19th Cent. Chinese Export Reverse Paintings on Glass
Located in San Francisco, CA
Reverse paintings on glass of women in traditional Chinese robes in original carved and painted European-style frames. Priced individually.
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Antique 19th Century Chinese Paintings

Late 19th Century Reverse Glass Painting Portrait of a Chinese Lady
Located in London, GB
A charming late 19th century Chinese export reverse glass portrait, depicting a noblewoman within a room setting, before a screen by a table, contemplatively seated with her fan in f...
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Antique 1890s Chinese Paintings

Chinese Vintage Reproduction Reverse Painting of Ship on Glass
Located in San Francisco, CA
A well-executed Chinese reverse painting on glass of a fully rigged sailing ship in an appropriate rosewood frame.
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Late 20th Century Chinese Paintings and Screens

Pair Oriental Reverse Paintings on Glass
Located in Water Mill, NY
Chinese Reverse Paintings on Glass of a Royal Couple in Wood Frames with Brass Hangers
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Early 20th Century Chinese Paintings

  • Pair Oriental Reverse Paintings on Glass
  • Pair Oriental Reverse Paintings on Glass
  • Pair Oriental Reverse Paintings on Glass
  • Pair Oriental Reverse Paintings on Glass
H 24.25 in. W 17 in. D 1 3/4 H decorative brass hanger in.
Chinese Reverse Glass Painting of Concubine in Forever Robe
Located in Chicago, IL
We’re captivated with the workmanship, delightful imagery, and sparkling color of Chinese reverse glass paintings. Thought to have developed during the Italian Renaissance, the pract...
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Early 20th Century Chinese Qing Paintings and Screens

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Glass, Mirror, Paint

Early 20th Century Chinese Reverse Glass Portrait Painting
Located in Chicago, IL
With its sparkling color and Folk Art appeal, this portrait painting from circa 1900 makes a delightful accent to a bedroom or study. This portrait painting of a young woman is an ex...
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Early 20th Century Chinese Qing Paintings and Screens

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Glass, Wood, Paint

Pair of Chinese Reverse Glass Portrait Paintings, circa 1900
Located in Chicago, IL
With its sparkling color and Folk Art appeal, these early 20th century. portrait paintings are charming examples of reverse glass painting, in which an artist composes the painting i...
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Early 20th Century Chinese Qing Paintings and Screens

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Glass, Wood

Beautiful Reverse Glass Hand Painting
Located in Delray Beach, FL
Hand painted Chinese reverse painting of a husband and his wife. Great details and colors .
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Vintage 1960s Chinese Paintings and Screens

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Glass

Pair of Chinese Reverse-Painted Glass Portraits
Located in Vista, CA
Pair of Chinese reverse-painted glass ancestor portraits, 20th century, each figure dressed in gold robes, the man seated in front of a dragon screen, and the woman seated in front o...
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20th Century European Paintings

Materials

Glass

Chinese Reverse Glass Portrait with Blue Drape
Located in Chicago, IL
With sparkling color and an unsophisticated treatment of perspective, this reverse glass portrait of a young woman sitting beneath a decorative drape is a great expression of early 2...
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Early 20th Century Chinese Chinese Export Paintings and Screens

Materials

Glass

  • Chinese Reverse Glass Portrait with Blue Drape
  • Chinese Reverse Glass Portrait with Blue Drape
  • Chinese Reverse Glass Portrait with Blue Drape
  • Chinese Reverse Glass Portrait with Blue Drape
H 19 in. W 13.25 in. D 0.75 in.
Set of Four Late 19th-Early 20th Century Chinese Reversed Mirror Paintings
Located in Atlanta, GA
Set of four late 19th-early 20th century Chinese reversed mirror paintings.
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Early 20th Century Chinese Paintings and Screens

Early 20th Century Chinese Reverse Glass Portrait
Located in Chicago, IL
With exquisite detail and sparkling color, this portrait of a young woman is a remarkable example of reverse glass painting. Lending the finished work a subtle three-dimensional effe...
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Early 20th Century Chinese Paintings and Screens

Materials

Wood, Glass

  • Early 20th Century Chinese Reverse Glass Portrait
  • Early 20th Century Chinese Reverse Glass Portrait
  • Early 20th Century Chinese Reverse Glass Portrait
  • Early 20th Century Chinese Reverse Glass Portrait
H 23.75 in. W 14.5 in. D 0.75 in.
Chinese Reverse Glass Painted Beauty with Crane and Peaches
Located in Chicago, IL
With its Folk Art appeal, this reverse glass painting depicts a fashionable young woman with a crane and a basket of peaches, both traditional symbols of longevity. Thought to have d...
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Early 20th Century Chinese Qing Paintings and Screens

Materials

Glass

Early 20th Century Chinese Reverse Glass Painted Opium Tray
Located in Chicago, IL
A circa 1900 reverse glass painted tray from Northern China depicting two ladies at leisure. The opposite side is a mirror with the original glass.
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Early 20th Century Chinese Paintings and Screens

Chinese Reverse on Glass Painted Panel with Giltwood Frame
Located in New York, NY
A very large and impressive Chinese reverse glass painting of a Maiden in court dress with an attendant, elaborately painted with fine brocade pattern and peacock feather cloak, hold...
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Antique Mid-19th Century Chinese Qing Paintings and Screens

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Glass, Giltwood

Chinese Reverse Glass Portrait of Beauty in Blue, circa 1900
Located in Chicago, IL
With sparkling color and an unsophisticated treatment of perspective, this reverse glass portrait of a young woman posed with crossed hands beneath a decorative drape is a great expr...
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Early 20th Century Chinese Qing Paintings and Screens

Materials

Glass

Early 20th Century Chines Reverse Glass Portrait Painting
Located in Chicago, IL
With its sparkling color and folk art appeal, this portrait painting from circa 1900 makes a delightful accent to a bedroom or study. This portrait painting of a young woman is an ex...
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Early 20th Century Chinese Qing Paintings and Screens

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Glass, Wood, Paint

Pair of Late 19th Century Reverse Glass Portraits
Located in London, GB
A fine pait of reverse glass portraits, each panel depicting a woman of rank, at leisure: the first by a toilet mirror adjusting her hair; the second, in a small boat within an imagi...
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Early 20th Century Chinese Paintings and Screens

A Late 17th / Early 18th Century Chinese Reverse Glass Painting
Located in London, GB
Mounted on an early 18th century walnut frame.
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Antique 18th Century and Earlier Chinese Wall Mirrors

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Walnut, Glass

19th Century Chinese Table Screen with Reverse Glass Painting and Mirror
Located in Chicago, IL
A beautiful table screen from c. 1850 in Northern China. One side of the screen shows a wonderful reverse glass painting while the opposite side is a mirror. The base is a lovely car...
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Antique 19th Century Chinese Table Mirrors

Materials

Rosewood

Pair of Chinese export reverse painting on glass vases made to lamp
Located in New York, NY
Pair of very unusual and tall, antique Chinese export reverse painted glass vases: each of elongated baluster forms, and each with very elaborate gilt figural designs on turquoise ...
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Antique 19th Century Chinese Table Lamps

Pair of Qing Dynasty Reverse Glass Paintings
Located in London, GB
Depicting the portraits of an Emperor and Empress in their full imperial clothing
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Antique Late 19th Century Chinese Qing Decorative Art

Materials

Glass

Pair of Qing Dynasty Reverse Glass Paintings
H 25.2 in. W 17.33 in. D 0.6 in.
Chinese Reverse Painting on Glass
Located in Palm Beach, FL
Antique Chinese painting on glass depicting four figures in a ceremonial garden scene dressed in stunning floral garb. The palm leaf in the lower left added later to hide a crack, no...
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Antique 19th Century Chinese Qing Paintings

Materials

Glass

  • Chinese Reverse Painting on Glass
  • Chinese Reverse Painting on Glass
  • Chinese Reverse Painting on Glass
  • Chinese Reverse Painting on Glass
H 18.5 in. W 24 in. D 1.5 in.
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Chinese Reverse Painting For Sale on 1stDibs

Choose from an assortment of styles, material and more with respect to the Chinese reverse painting you’re looking for at 1stDibs. Frequently made of glass, wood and paint, every Chinese reverse painting was constructed with great care. There are many kinds of the Chinese reverse painting you’re looking for, from those produced as long ago as the 18th Century to those made as recently as the 20th Century. Each Chinese reverse painting bearing Folk Art hallmarks is very popular.

How Much is a Chinese Reverse Painting?

Prices for a Chinese reverse painting start at $225 and top out at $38,000 with the average selling for $2,475.