Chinese collection

Item LL 9346

Accession no: LL 9346
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. 8.1 cm

Description: Snuff bottle in flask-shaped; agate; spangled glass imitating avanturine; red-stained ivory cap with green base on stopper.

Provenance
C. S. Holberton collection; his sale, Christie's, 26 June 1918, lot 152, purchased by Frank Partridge for Lever; £16.16s. (for the whole lot; five 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. 666.