Chinese collection

Item LL 9380

Accession no: LL 9380
Object type: Snuff Bottle
Name: Snuff bottle
Materials: Porcelain enamelled yellowish green on the leaf
Place made: China
Date made: Qing Dynasty, Jiaqing (1796-1820 AD)
Measurements: H. 7.6 cm

Description: Snuff bottle in the form of a folded lotus leaf with buds and tendrils; enamelled yellowish green on the leaf, transparent green on the stem, and pink on the buds; spoon stopper with stained ivory cap.

Provenance
C. S. Holberton collection; his sale, Christie's, 26 June 1918, lot 112, purchased by Frank Partridge for Lever; £17.17s. (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. 626.