The Wallace Collection

The Wallace Collection, A Family Collection, A National Museum, An International Treasure House
Snuff box
  • Snuff box
  • Unknown Artist / Maker
  • Paris, France
  • c. 1755
    1819 - 1838 (mounts)
  • Papier maché (?), metal foil, shellac varnish, oil paint, tortoiseshell and gold.
  • Object size: 4.2 x 9.6 x 6.2 cm
    Weight: 99.1 g
  • Maker's mark: An unidentified post-revolutionary goldsmiths mark with the last letter Band the difference of a long-necked bottle.
    Large guarantee: The restricted warranty (grosse garantie) for gold, Paris, 1819-38.
    Mark: Another illegible mark, perhaps the post-revolutionary mark for 18 carat gold.
    Mark: The third standard mark for gold (18carat), Paris, 1819-38.
  • G11
  • Boudoir Cabinet
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