Chinese collection

Item LL 9536

Accession no: LL 9536
Object type: Jade, Hardstone and Glass
Name: Crystal ball
Materials: Rock crystal
Place made: China
Date made: Qing Dynasty, 18th Century
Measurements: H. 28 cm, W. 10 cm

Description: Crystal ball. The ball is supported by the heads of three bronze Japanese herons. The herons are standing on one leg.

Provenance
A. W. Stiff Collection; his sale, Christie's, 25 July 1916, lot 93, purchased by Frank Partridge & Sons for Lever, £39.18s; by whom gifted to the Lady Lever Art gallery, 1922. LLAG Invoice file No. 67.