The Wallace Collection

The Wallace Collection, A Family Collection, A National Museum, An International Treasure House
Snuff box
  • Snuff box
  • Louis Pottin (1700 - 1747) , Goldsmith
  • Possibly Joaguet, Enameller
  • Paris, France
  • 1738 - 1739
  • gold, enamel, agate
  • Object size: 3.9 x 8.5 x 7.6 cm
    Weight: 167.6 g
  • Maker's mark: 'L P' and five pointed star Parisian type
    Warden's mark: 'Y'. Maison Commune mark for gold, Paris 24th September 1739- 29th September 1739
    Charge mark: The charge for Gold of the Sous-fermier Louis Robin, Paris, 4th October 1738 - 3rd October 1744. Almost totally erased.
    Discharge mark: A head of a fox, for the sous-fermier Louis Robin (4th October 1738 3rd October 1744)
  • G2
  • Boudoir Cabinet
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  • Acquired by 1872.