Chinese collection

Item LL 9464
back of bottle of item LL 9464

Accession no: LL 9464
Object type: Snuff Bottle
Name: Snuff bottle
Materials: Glass: blue, green, purple, red and yellow
Place made: Beijing (Peking), China
Date made: Qing Dynasty, 19th Century
Measurements: H. 9.4 cm

Description: Snuff bottle in flask-shaped, with flattened oval body; speckled amethyst glass with reliefs coloured blue, green, purple, red and yellow - water-weeds and sporting fishes; jade-green cap on stopper.

Provenance
C. S. Holberton collection; his sale, Christie's, 26 June 1918, lot 127, purchased by Frank Partridge for Lever; £7.17s.6d. (for the whole lot; four 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. 660.