The Wallace Collection

The Wallace Collection, A Family Collection, A National Museum, An International Treasure House
Snuff box
  • Snuff box
  • Pierre Croissant (active between: fl. 1721 - 1747) , Goldsmith
  • Paris, France
  • 1740 - 1742
  • Gold
  • Object size: 3.5 x 8 x 5.8 cm
    Weight: 196.5 g
  • Maker's mark: 'P. C.' Mark of Pierre Croissant, goldsmith registered in Paris. 8th March 1721 - 1747/8.
    Warden's mark: 'A'. Maison Commune mark for gold 29 December 1740 - 8th March 1742.
    Charge mark: The charge for gold of the sous-fermier Louis Robin, Paris 4th October 1738- 3rd October 1744.
    Discharge mark: A head of a fox, for the sous-fermier Louis Robin, Paris 4th October 1738 - 3rd October 1744.
    Inscription: 'No. 42' Engraved
  • G3
  • Boudoir Cabinet
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