Chinese collection

Item LL 9316
view of back of bottle of item LL 9316

Accession no: LL 9316
Object type: Snuff Bottle
Name: Snuff bottle
Materials: Glass: black and white
Place made: Beijing (Peking), China
Date made: Qing Dynasty, 19th Century
Measurements: H. 7.1 cm

Description: Snuff bottle in flasked shaped; milk-white glass with design of the eight horses of Mu Wang in relief in black; red stopper set in metal.

Provenance
C. S. Holberton collection; his sale, Christie's, 26 June 1918, lot 130, purchased by Frank Partridge for Lever; £8.18s.6d. (for the whole lot; three 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. 723.