The Wallace Collection

The Wallace Collection, A Family Collection, A National Museum, An International Treasure House
Snuff box
  • Snuff box
  • Unknown Artist / Maker
  • probably Dresden, Germany
  • c. 1750
  • Agate, gold and silver, diamond, chiselled and gilded
  • Object size: 4.2 x 7.3 x 7 cm
    Weight: 176.5 g
  • G12
  • Boudoir Cabinet
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  • Octagonal snuff box, vertical walls. Formed of slabs of brown agate mounted in gold. Centre of front edge of lid is a spray of flowers set with diamonds. Vertical bars of the cage with children playing around trees and shrubs. Second lid attached inside.