Chinese collection

Item LL 9414

Accession no: LL 9414
Object type: Snuff Bottle
Name: Snuff bottle
Materials: Jasper (Green Skin); Cap: Coral
Place made: China
Date made: Mid-Qing Dynasty (C.1736-1850 AD)
Measurements: H. 7.5 cm

Description: Snuff bottle in flask-shaped; glass imitating jasper, with reliefs on one side of prunus stump and two parrots; dome shape stopper mounted with coral.

C. S. Holberton collection; his sale, Christie's, 26 June 1918, lot 169, purchased by Frank Partridge for Lever; £17.17s. (for the whole lot; seven 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. 647.