Chinese collection

Item LL 9375

Accession no: LL 9375
Object type: Snuff Bottle
Name: Snuff bottle
Materials: Glass
Place made: Beijing (Peking), China
Date made: Qing Dynasty, 18th Century
Measurements: H. 6.9 cm

Description: Snuff bottle in flask-shaped; glass imitating cloudy green jade; stopper with foiled red glass cap mounted in gilded metal.

Provenance
C. S. Holberton collection; his sale, Christie's, 26 June 1918, lot 130, purchased by Frank Partridge for Lever; £8.18s.6d. (for the whole lot; three 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. 653.