Chinese collection

Item LL 9362

Accession no: LL 9362
Object type: Snuff Bottle
Name: Snuff bottle
Materials: Agate (Greyish Skin)
Place made: China
Date made: Mid-Qing Dynasty (C.1736-1850 AD)
Measurements: H. 6.9 cm

Description: Snuff bottle in flask-shaped; with grey reliefs pine and prunus and birds on one side; ruby glass cap on stopper.

C. S. Holberton collection; his sale, Christie's, 26 June 1918, lot 158, purchased by Frank Partridge for Lever; £9.19s.6d. (for the whole lot; five bottles); 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. 663.