Chinese collection

Item LL 9419

Accession no: LL 9419
Object type: Snuff Bottle
Name: Snuff bottle
Materials: Chalcedony
Place made: China
Date made: Mid-Qing Dynasty (C.1736-1850 AD)
Measurements: H. 6.4 cm

Description: Snuff Bottle in the form of a finger citron; chalcedony; stopper lost.

Provenance
Jeffery Whitehead Collection; his sale, Christie's, 11 August, 1915, lot 746; purchased by Frank Partridge for Lever; £26.5s. (for the whole lot); 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. 670. [Inventory Remarks] Stopper lost?