Chinese collection

Item LL 9433

Accession no: LL 9433
Object type: Snuff Bottle
Name: Snuff Bottle
Materials: Porcelain (Celadon Glaze)
Place made: China
Date made: Qing Dynasty, 19th Century
Measurements: H. 5.8 cm

Description: Snuff bottle with ovoid body and small mouth; minutely crackled, camellia-leaf green glaze; no stopper.

Provenance
C. S. Holberton collection; his sale, Christie's, 26 June 1918, lot 93, purchased by Frank Partridge for Lever; £8.18s.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. 607.