Chinese collection

Item LL 9387

Accession no: LL 9387
Object type: Snuff Bottle
Name: Snuff bottle
Materials: Jadeite
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 flattened ovoid vase; light grey-green jade with patches of lavender and emerald; red glass cap on stopper.

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. 752.