Chinese collection

Item LL 9428

Accession no: LL 9428
Object type: Snuff Bottle
Name: Snuff bottle
Materials: Glass
Place made: Beijing (Peking), China
Date made: Mid-Qing Dynasty (C.1736-1850 AD)
Measurements: H. 5.1 cm

Description: Snuff bottle in flask-shaped; transparent glass mottled with black and brown patches imitate tortoise shell; neck cut down; jade flat-topped cap on stopper.

R. L. Hobson, Chinese Porcelain and Wedgwood Pottery with Other Works of Ceramic Art, London: B. T. Batsford, Ltd., 1928, No. 726.