Chinese collection

Item LL 9412

Accession no: LL 9412
Object type: Snuff Bottle
Name: Snuff bottle
Materials: Porcelain (Speckled Glaze)
Place made: China
Date made: Qing Dynasty, 19th Century
Measurements: H. 8.6 cm

Description: Snuff bottle, almost cylindrical, with small straight neck; "robin's egg" glaze, pale lavender-blue sprinkled with pink; no stopper.

Provenance
C. S. Holberton collection; his sale, Christie's, 26 June 1918, lot 57, purchased by Frank Partridge for Lever; £11.11s. (for the whole lot; two 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. 610.