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Antique prints and artwork from around the world for sale by mail order worldwide with a further shop based stock of various antiques. We have a large stock from the 17th to the 19th centuries from a broad range of subjects and artists. We are one of the larger stockists in the UK supplying the trade worldwide from rural Wiltshire. All items are genuine and original with full, often detailed description. We have an at cost postage price and many will also be listed with a collected price ALL are cheaper to collect . Some overlarge items are unsuitable for sending overseas and will be labelled if suitable unframed etc. For those who do antique Fairs I attend Bruton Decoative Antiques Fair in October and Wilton House Fair each March only and can send complimentary tickets upon request **Every May Bank Holiday ( 1st One) I have a sale of older stock/odds/extras always marked down to cost ie not a measly 10% discount but a proper one to tidy the rather stuffed shop for the new financial year**

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Pair of Reverse Glass Painting Portraits

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Pair of Reverse Glass Painted Military Pictures dating from the mid Victorian times. They have been newly framed in white wood as black was too dark and I opted for a more modern look, Backed in white to show through the detail. They had been in a drawer hence some abrasions with a nice verre églomisé border

Reverse painting on glass is an art form consisting of applying paint to a piece of glass and then viewing the image by turning the glass over and looking through the glass at the image. Another term used to refer to the art of cold painting and gilding on the back of glass is verre églomisé, named after the French decorator Jean-Baptiste Glomy (1711–86), who framed prints using glass that had been reverse-painted.In German it is known as Hinterglasmalerei.


Heatons has clarified that the Pair of Reverse Glass Painting Portraits (HEa/glass / LA70994) is genuinely of the period declared with the date/period of manufacture being 1865.


as per pic some abrasions but rare

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