Chinese collection

Item LL 9312
view of back of bottle of item LL 9312

Accession no: LL 9312
Object type: Snuff Bottle
Name: Snuff bottle
Materials: Agate; Glass: green (Stopper)
Place made: China
Date made: Late Qing Dynasty (C.1851-1911 AD)
Measurements: H. 6.5 cm

Description: Snuff bottle in flask-shaped; craved with lotus and leaves in relief; green glass stopper in flattened dome shape.

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.