Chinese collection

Item LL 9350
view of back of bottle of item LL 9350

Accession no: LL 9350
Object type: Snuff Bottle
Name: Snuff bottle
Materials: Glass
Place made: Beijing (Peking), China
Date made: Qing Dynasty, c. 1900
Measurements: H. 4.3 cm

Description: Snuff bottle in flask-shaped; glass painted in the interior with figures in landscape; green glass flat top stopper.

C. S. Holberton collection; his sale, Christie's, 26 June 1918, lot 133, purchased by Frank Partridge for Lever; £12.1s.6d. (for the whole lot; four bottles); by whom gifted to the Lady Lever Art Gallery, 1922.

R. L. Hobson, Chinese Porcelain and Wedgwood Pottery with Other Works of Ceramic Art, London: B. T. Batsford, Ltd., 1928, No. 678.