Portrait of a royal female figure

Reverse painting on glass depicting a royal female figure in frontal position, possibly based on a portrait of the Xiaosheng Empress Dowager (1691 - 1771), birth mother of the Qianlong Emperor (reigned 1736 - 95), dressed in formal court attire and seated on a throne. In a wooden frame with openwork brass hanging loop embellished with 'shou' stylised character, meaning longevity.

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