Chinese collection

Item LL 9307

Accession no: LL 9307
Object type: Snuff Bottle
Name: Snuff bottle
Materials: Chalcedony; Coral (Stopper)
Place made: China
Date made: Qing Dynasty, 18th Century
Measurements: H. 6.3 cm

Description: Snuff Bottle in the form of a hill; in chalcedony; on the stopper, a coral bird.

Provenance
C. S. Holberton collection; his sale, Christie's, 26 June 1918, lot 164, purchased by Frank Partridge for Lever; £12.1s.6d. (for the whole lot; six bottles); by whom gifted to the Lady Lever Art Gallery, 1922.

Literature
R. L. Hobson, Chinese Porcelain and Wedgwood Pottery with Other Works of Ceramic Art, London: B. T. Batsford, Ltd., 1928, No. 682.