The Wallace Collection

The Wallace Collection, A Family Collection, A National Museum, An International Treasure House
Snuff box
  • Snuff box
  • Henry-Guillaume Adnet (+1745) , Goldsmith
  • Paris, France
  • 1744 - 1745
  • Gold, mother-of-pearl and carnelian
  • Object size: 3.5 x 7.3 x 5.1 cm
    Weight: 192.4 g
  • Maker's mark: Includes 'A', crown and anchor. Mark of Henry (-Guillaume) Adent, goldsmith registered in Paris. 6th September 1712 - 4th October 1745.
    Warden's mark: 'D'. Maison Commune mark for gold, Paris. 6th July 1744 - 26th November 1745.
    Charge mark: The charge mark for gold of sous-fermier Antoine Leschaudel, Paris. 13th October 1744 - 1st October 1750.
    Discharge mark: A salmon head. The discharge mark for gold of the sous-fermier, Antoine Leschaudel, Paris. 13th October 1744 - 1st October 1750.
  • G6
  • Boudoir Cabinet
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  • Possibly Richard Seymour-Conway, 4th Marquess of Hertford, 1863.