Property of a New England Collector
Five Chinese Export Reverse Paintings on Glass Months of the Year, c. 1795
Includes: January, February, April, May and June
Oil on glass
14 x 12 inches each
LOT SOLD: $12,500
Descended in the Howland family of New York City to the present owner.
Each appears to retain its original frame and back board. Crack measuring approximately 6 inches in lower left corner of May, and missing piece of glass measuring approximately 2 x 3 ¾ in bottom left corner of January. Some paint losses to dark blue spandrels on each.