Chinese collection

Item LL 9318

Accession no: LL 9318
Object type: Snuff Bottle
Name: Snuff bottle
Materials: Agate; Crystal (Stopper)
Place made: China
Date made: Mid-Qing Dynasty (C.1736-1850 AD)
Measurements: H. 8.5 cm

Description: Snuff bottle in flask-shaped, with two lion-mask handles and rings; chalcedony; spoon stopper with crystal cap.

C. S. Holberton collection; his sale, Christie's, 26 June 1918, lot 168, purchased by Frank Partridge for Lever; £18.9s.6d. (for the whole lot; twelve bottles); by whom gifted to the Lady Lever Art Gallery, 1922.

R. L. Hobson, Chinese Porcelain and Wedgwood Pottery with Other Works of Ceramic Art, London: B. T. Batsford, Ltd., 1928, No. 649.