Accession no: LL 9337
Object type: Snuff Bottle
Name: Snuff bottle
Place made: China
Date made: Qing Dynasty, 18th Century
Measurements: H. 8 cm
Description: Snuff bottle in flask-shaped; black lacquer engraved with landscapes and an Immortal on one side, the Spinning Maiden and the Ox-herd on the other; amethyst glass cap on stopper. Hall-mark in four characters engrave beneath, 'Yin Hung Tang Zhi' (Made in the Yin-hung Hall).
C. S. Holberton collection; his sale, Christie's, 26 June 1918, purchased by Frank Partridge for Lever; 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. 662.
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