Chinese collection

Item LL 9448
rear view of bottle of item LL 9448

Accession no: LL 9448
Object type: Snuff Bottle
Name: Snuff bottle
Materials: Carnelian
Place made: China
Date made: Qing Dynasty, 19th Century
Measurements: H. 6.1 cm

Description: Snuff bottle of flattened vase form, with two elephant handles and loose rings; carnelian with designs in low relief of a lotus flower and duck on a leaf; stiff plantain leaves on the neck; cap of stopper to match.

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. 746.