Chinese collection

Item LL 9315
detail view of bottle of item LL 9315

Accession no: LL 9315
Object type: Snuff Bottle
Name: Snuff bottle
Materials: Amber
Place made: China
Date made: Qing Dynasty, 19th Century
Measurements: H. 8.5 cm

Description: Snuff bottle in the form of a boy holding a flattened pear-shaped vase, a fan in his left hand; dark purplish amber; red stopper in dome-shaped; neck restored.

Provenance
C. S. Holberton collection; his sale, Christie's, 26 June 1918, purchased by Frank Partridge for Lever; 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. 698.