Chinese collection

Item LL 9360

Accession no: LL 9360
Object type: Snuff Bottle
Name: Snuff bottle
Materials: Glass: green, blue and clear
Place made: Beijing (Peking), China
Date made: Qing Dynasty, 18th Century
Measurements: H. 4.8 cm

Description: Snuff bottle of flattened vase form; clear glass with overlaid glass design representing a piece of blue brocade tied across the body with a green lily; red cap 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. 728.