Chinese collection

Item LL 9429

Accession no: LL 9429
Object type: Snuff Bottle
Name: Snuff bottle
Materials: Lacquer
Place made: China
Date made: Qing Dynasty, 18th Century
Measurements: H. 6.1 cm

Description: Snuff bottle of rounded flask shape; lacquer engraved with chrysanthemums on one side and inscription on the other; with light green crystal glass stopper.

Provenance
C. S. Holberton collection; his sale, Christie's, 26 June 1918, lot 160, purchased by Frank Partridge for Lever; £16.5s.6d. (for the whole lot; six 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. 764.