Chinese collection

Item LL 9369

Accession no: LL 9369
Object type: Snuff Bottle
Name: Snuff bottle
Materials: Nephrite (Stained)
Place made: China
Date made: Mid-Qing Dynasty (C.1736-1850 AD)
Measurements: H. 7.2 cm

Description: Snuff bottle in form of flattened oval vase; carved in low relief with bats and 'lingzhi' fungus heads; red stopper in dome shape with base in turquoise colour.

Provenance
C. S. Holberton collection; his sale, Christie's, 26 June 1918, purchased by Frank Partridge for Lever; 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. 756.