Chinese collection

Item LL 9367
bottle on stand of item LL 9367

Accession no: LL 9367
Object type: Snuff Bottle
Name: Snuff bottle
Materials: Hair Crystal
Place made: Beijing (Peking), China
Date made: Mid-Qing Dynasty (C.1736-1850 AD)
Measurements: H. 5.4 cm

Description: Snuff bottle of rounded flask shape; needle quartz; carved with landscape, trees, and four ducks; jade stopper in dome shape.

C. S. Holberton collection; his sale, Christie's, 26 June 1918, lot 119, purchased by Frank Partridge for Lever; £6.16s.6d. (for the whole lot; three 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. 684.