The Wallace Collection

The Wallace Collection, A Family Collection, A National Museum, An International Treasure House
Snuff box
  • Snuff box
  • Jean Frémin (active between: 1738-1786) , Goldsmith
  • Le Sueur (active between: 1750 -1761), Enameller, (pastoral scenes)
  • Paris, France
  • 1750 - 1751
  • Gold and enamel
  • Object size: 3.5 x 7 x 5.1 cm
    Weight: 156.9 g
  • Maker's mark: Mark of Jean Fremin, goldsmith registered in Paris, 24 September 1738 until 1786.
    Warden's mark: 'K' of the Maison Commune, mark for gold, Paris 15 July1750 - 22 January 1752
    Charge mark: A head of an ox, for the sous-fermier Julien Berthe, Paris 1 October 1750 - 1 October 1756
    Countermark: A leaf, for the fermiers Eloy Brichard and Etienne Somfoye, Paris, 1 October 1756 - 1 October 1762.
    Signature: 'LE. Sueur' signed on the cover
    Small guarantee mark: Two punches of eagle's heads in profile,restricted warranty mark (petite garantie) for gold, Pairs, 1 January 1847 onwards. Struck twice
  • G14
  • Boudoir Cabinet
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