The Wallace Collection

The Wallace Collection, A Family Collection, A National Museum, An International Treasure House
Snuff box
  • Snuff box
  • Hubert Cheval (active between: fl. 1716 - 1751) , Goldsmith
  • Hubert-Louis Cheval de St Hubert (active between: fl. 1751 - 1790), Enameller, Perhaps
    Gabriel Huquier (1695 - 1772), Engraver
    Pierre Aveline (1702 - 1760), Engraver
    After François Boucher (1703 - 1770), Painter, (scenes)
  • Paris, France
  • 1749 - 1750
  • Gold and enamel
  • Object size: 3.2 x 7 x 5.1 cm
    Weight: 173.2 g
  • Maker's mark: 'H C' and a garb (a sheaf of corn). Mark of Hubert Cheval, goldsmith registered in Paris. 25 January 1716 - 20 December 1751.
    Warden's mark: 'I'. Maison Commune mark for gold, Paris. 15 July 1749 - 14 July 1750.
    Charge mark: An arm. The charge for gold of the sous-fermier, Antoine Leschaudel, Paris. 13 October 1734 - 1 October 1750.
    Discharge mark: A head of a hen. The discharge mark for gold of the sous-fermier, Julien Berthe, Paris. 1 October 1750 - 1 October 1756.
  • G8
  • Boudoir Cabinet
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Further Reading
  • Richard Seymour-Conway, 4th Marquess of Hertford or Sir Richard Wallace, by 1872.