Chinese collection

Item LL 9383
mark on base of bottle of item LL 9383

Accession no: LL 9383
Object type: Snuff Bottle
Name: Snuff bottle
Materials: Porcelain (Enamelled)
Place made: China
Date made: Mid-Qing Dynasty (C.1736-1850 AD)
Measurements: H. 8.3 cm

Description: Snuff bottle in the form of a leave, with insects decorations, shagreen pattern enamelled on the sides; incscription at the bottom; no stopper. Mark and reign period of Qianlong (1736-1795 AD)

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; 3 bottles); by whom gifted to the Lady Lever Art Gallery, 1922.

R. L. Hobson, Chinese Porcelain and Wedgwood Pottery with Other Works of Ceramic Art, London: B. T. Batsford, Ltd., 1928, No. 619. [Inventory Remarks] Stopper lost? Lid is missing Spatula may still be inside