Reverse painting on glass, portraying possibly the Kangxi emperor of China (reigned 1662–1722) in frontal position, dressed in formal court attire and seated on a dragon throne. Framed in a wooden frame with openwork brass hanging loop embellished with 'shou' stylised character, meaning longevity.
Where to see this painting?
Horniman Museum and Gardens
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