Chinese collection

Item LL 9421

Accession no: LL 9421
Object type: Snuff Bottle
Name: Snuff Bottle
Materials: Agate
Place made: China
Date made: Mid-Qing Dynasty (C.1736-1850 AD)
Measurements: H. 6.3 cm

Description: Snuff bottle in flask-shaped; agate; carved with dragons emerging from waves and clouds design on one side, and rock and chrysanthemum on the other; red glass cap on stopper.

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. 667.