Chinese collection

Item LL 9401
mark on base of object of item LL 9401

Accession no: LL 9401
Object type: Snuff Bottle
Name: Snuff bottle
Materials: Porcelain (Bronze Green Glaze)
Place made: China
Date made: Qing Dynasty, Daoguang (1821-1850 AD)
Measurements: H. 8.9 cm

Description: Snuff bottle of square form with straight sides and short cylindrical neck; buff pottery with bronze-green glaze, moulded with pots of flowers, inscription and key fret borders; stopper with ornamental metal cap. Mark and reign period of Daoguang (1821-1850 AD).

C. S. Holberton collection; his sale, Christie's, 26 June 1918, lot 144, purchased by Frank Partridge for Lever; £13.13s. (for the whole lot; six 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. 621.