Chinese collection

Item LL 9436

Accession no: LL 9436
Object type: Snuff Bottle
Name: Snuff bottle
Materials: Glass
Place made: Beijing (Peking), China
Date made: Qing Dynasty, 19th Century
Measurements: H. 7.2 cm

Description: Snuff bottle of fruit form; glass imitates chalcedony; jade stopper.

Provenance
C. S. Holberton collection; his sale, Christie's, 26 June 1918, purchased by Frank Partridge for Lever; 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. 758.