Chinese collection

Item LL 9461

Accession no: LL 9461
Object type: Snuff Bottle
Name: Snuff bottle
Materials: Glass
Place made: Beijing (Peking), China
Date made: Qing Dynasty, Late 19th Century
Measurements: H. 7.6 cm

Description: Snuff bottle in flask-shaped, with lion-mask handles with rings; dark reddish amber glass; stopper of green jade cap mounted in gilded metal.

Provenance
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.

Literature
R. L. Hobson, Chinese Porcelain and Wedgwood Pottery with Other Works of Ceramic Art, London: B. T. Batsford, Ltd., 1928, No. 695.