Chinese collection

Item LL 9354

Accession no: LL 9354
Object type: Snuff Bottle
Name: Snuff bottle
Materials: Porcelain
Place made: China
Date made: Qing Dynasty, 19th Century
Measurements: H. 7.8 cm

Description: Snuff bottle in vase-shaped (meiping form); with blue dragon medellions in a ground of liver-red glaze; no stopper.

Provenance
C. S. Holberton collection; his sale, Christie's, 26 June 1918, lot 140, purchased by Frank Partridge for Lever; £15.4s.6d. (for the whole lot; six 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. 617.