Chinese collection

Item LL 9447

Accession no: LL 9447
Object type: Snuff Bottle
Name: Snuff Bottle
Materials: Seed Pod, Neck: Silver
Place made: China
Date made: Qing Dynasty, 19th Century
Measurements: H. 7.7 cm

Description: Snuff bottle made of an oval bean with silver neck and red cap on 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. 749.