Chinese collection

Item LL 9377

Accession no: LL 9377
Object type: Snuff Bottle
Name: Snuff bottle
Materials: Chalcedony
Place made: China
Date made: Qing Dynasty, 19th Century
Measurements: H. 6 cm

Description: Snuff bottle in fruit-shaped; blue chalcedony, with leaves in relief on the sides and flower at base; two-part stopper in green and red colour.

Provenance
C. S. Holberton collection; his sale, Christie's, 26 June 1918, lot 132, purchased by Frank Partridge for Lever; £21. (for the whole lot; four 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. 734.