Chinese collection

Item LL 9463

Accession no: LL 9463
Object type: Snuff Bottle
Name: Snuff bottle
Materials: Glass
Place made: Beijing (Peking), China
Date made: Qing Dynasty, Late 19th Century
Measurements: H. 6.5 cm

Description: Snuff bottle with flattened oval body; milk-white glass with relief on one side - a horse dappled with pink; jade cap on stopper.

Provenance
C. S. Holberton collection; his sale, Christie's, 26 June 1918, lot 168, purchased by Frank Partridge for Lever; £18.7s.6d. (for the whole lot; twelve 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. 722.