Chinese collection

Item LL 9535

Accession no: LL 9535
Object type: Jade, Hardstone and Glass
Name: Stone ball resting in a socket
Materials: Rock crystal and chalcedony
Place made: China
Date made: Qing Dynasty, 19th Century
Measurements: H. 7.2 cm, W. 16 cm

Description: Stone ball resting in a socket in the middle of a rock crystal vessel. The vessel is the shape of a boat.

A Lady of Title Collection; her sale, Christie's, 14 March, 1916, lot 57; purchased by Frank Partridge for Lever; £8 (for the whole lot: LL 9535, LL 9541, LL 9542, LL 9543, LL 9544 and LL 9545); by whom gifted to the Lady Lever Art Gallery, 1922.