Chinese collection

Item LL 9345
view of back of bottle of item LL 9345

Accession no: LL 9345
Object type: Snuff Bottle
Name: Snuff bottle
Materials: Glass
Place made: Beijing (Peking), China
Date made: Mid-Qing Dynasty (C.1736-1850 AD)
Measurements: H. 9.5 cm

Description: Snuff bottle in flask-shaped; brown glass with two passages of marbled red, imitating agate; stopper with red button and jade-green glass finial; red button missing.

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. 688.