Chinese collection

Item LL 9458

Accession no: LL 9458
Object type: Snuff Bottle
Name: Snuff bottle
Materials: Nephrite
Place made: China
Date made: Qing Dynasty, 18th Century
Measurements: H. 6.5 cm

Description: Snuff bottle of rounded flask shaped; white nephrite; carved with bats and cloud scrolls; red glass cap on stopper with a finial.

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. 683.