Chinese collection

Item LL 9400

Accession no: LL 9400
Object type: Snuff Bottle
Name: Snuff bottle
Materials: Jade with russet skin
Place made: China
Date made: Qing Dynasty, 19th Century
Measurements: H. 5 cm

Description: Snuff bottle in form of a duck on lotus; carnelian; with metal cap.

Provenance
C. S. Holberton collection; his sale, Christie's, 26 June 1918, lot 165, purchased by Frank Partridge for Lever; £8.18s.6d. (for the whole lot; five 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. 673.