Chinese collection

Item LL 9378

Accession no: LL 9378
Object type: Snuff Bottle
Name: Snuff Bottle
Materials: Glass
Place made: Beijing (Peking), China
Date made: Qing Dynasty, Early 20th Century
Measurements: H. 7.9 cm

Description: Snuff bottle in flask shaped; amber glass carved on both faces with a parrot; flattened amethyst glass cap on stopper.

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. 690.