Chinese collection

Item LL 9453

Accession no: LL 9453
Object type: Snuff Bottle
Name: Snuff bottle
Materials: Ivory (Stained, Walrus); Glass
Place made: China
Date made: Late Qing Dynasty (C.1851-1911 AD)
Measurements: H. 6.8 cm

Description: Snuff bottle in flask-shaped, with lion-mask handles and rings; composition imitating dark green jade; jade green glass cap on stopper.

Provenance
C. S. Holberton collection; his sale, Christie's, 26 June 1918, lot 160, purchased by Frank Partridge for Lever; £16.5s.6d. (for the whole lot; six 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. 697.