Chinese collection

Item LL 9454

Accession no: LL 9454
Object type: Snuff Bottle
Name: Snuff bottle
Materials: Rock crystal
Place made: Beijing (Peking), China
Date made: Qing Dynasty, 18th Century
Measurements: H. 7.3 cm

Description: Snuff bottle in form of a wall vase with pear-shaped body, two loop handles, and flat back; crystal with design of lotus and crane carved in low relief; red cap stopper mounted in ornamented metal base.

Provenance
A Lady of Title Collection; her sale, Christie's, 14 March, 1916, lot 58; purchased by Frank Partridge for Lever; £10 (for the whole lot).; 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. 768.