Accession no: LL 9372
Object type: Snuff Bottle
Name: Snuff bottle
Place made: China
Date made: Mid-Qing Dynasty (C.1736-1850 AD)
Measurements: H. 5.6 cm
Description: Snuff bottle with flattened oval body and two lion-mask handles with rings; streaked white agate; green flat top stopper.
C. S. Holberton collection; his sale, Christie's, 26 June 1918, lot 140, purchased by Frank Partridge for Lever; £15.4s.6d. (for the whole lot; six 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. 720.
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