Chinese collection

Item LL 9409

Accession no: LL 9409
Object type: Snuff Bottle
Name: Snuff Bottle
Materials: Glass
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.

Provenance
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.

Literature
R. L. Hobson, Chinese Porcelain and Wedgwood Pottery with Other Works of Ceramic Art, London: B. T. Batsford, Ltd., 1928, No. 655.