Chinese collection

Item LL 9456
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Accession no: LL 9456
Object type: Snuff Bottle
Name: Snuff bottle
Materials: Porcelain with overglaze enamel decoration
Place made: China
Date made: Qing Dynasty, 19th Century
Measurements: H. 6.6 cm, DB. 3.7 cm

Description: Snuff bottle in the form of a wine jar with wicker casing; the casing is enamelled yellow and the jar dull black with reserved of red inscriptions; dome-shaped stopper in dark red and metal ring.

Provenance
C. S. Holberton collection; his sale, Christie's, 26 June 1918, lot 144, purchased by Frank Partridge for Lever; £13.13s. (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. 625.