The Wallace Collection

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Snuff box
  • Snuff box
  • Unknown Artist / Maker
  • Paris, France
  • c. 1773
  • Gold, paper maché and lacquer, painted and engraved
  • Diameter: 8.6 cm
    Height: 4.8 cm
    Weight: 99.1 g
  • G10
  • Boudoir Cabinet
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  • Circular snuff box with gold mounts. Decorated with fair-scenes, a pastoral subject and landscapes in lacquer, gold, with black lines. Scenes after Moreau le jeune for de La Borde's Choix de Chansons pub 1773. The top scene after La foire de Gonésse (unknown artist), the scene on the base after Le Départ by M. de Plumeteau.