Chinese collection

Item LL 9408
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Accession no: LL 9408
Object type: Snuff Bottle
Name: Snuff Bottle
Materials: Agate
Place made: China
Date made: Qing Dynasty, 19th Century
Measurements: H. 7 cm

Description: Snuff bottle in flask-shaped; agate; one side slightly concave; carved design of pine tree, monkeys and bees; jade green glass flat-topped stopper.

Provenance
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.

Literature
R. L. Hobson, Chinese Porcelain and Wedgwood Pottery with Other Works of Ceramic Art, London: B. T. Batsford, Ltd., 1928, No. 703.