Accession no: LL 9409
Object type: Snuff Bottle
Name: Snuff Bottle
Place made: China
Date made: Mid-Qing Dynasty (C.1736-1850 AD)
Measurements: H. 8.4 cm
Description: Snuff bottle in flask-shaped, with lion-mask handles with rings; glass imitating amethystine quartz; emerald-green jade cap on stopper.
C. S. Holberton collection; his sale, Christie's, 26 June 1918, lot 119, purchased by Frank Partridge for Lever; £6.16s.6d. (for the whole lot; three 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. 655.
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