Chinese collection

Item LL 9455
side of bottle of item LL 9455

Accession no: LL 9455
Object type: Snuff Bottle
Name: Snuff bottle
Materials: Glass
Place made: Beijing (Peking), China
Date made: Mid-Qing Dynasty (C.1736-1850 AD)
Measurements: H. 6.9 cm

Description: Snuff bottle in flasked shaped, with lion-mask handles with rings; amethystine glass; carved in relief with 'three friends of winter'; two-part stopper with red cap and mustard ring.

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. 699.