Chinese collection

Item LL 9390

Accession no: LL 9390
Object type: Snuff Bottle
Name: Snuff bottle
Materials: Smoky crystal
Place made: China
Date made: Mid-Qing Dynasty (C.1736-1850 AD)
Measurements: H. 8.9 cm

Description: Snuff bottle in flask-shaped; smoky quartz; designs in relief of landscape, pine, plantain, and a lion and three cabs.

Provenance
C. S. Holberton collection; his sale, Christie's, 26 June 1918, lot 125, purchased by Frank Partridge for Lever; £13.2s.6d. (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. 640.