The Wallace Collection

The Wallace Collection, A Family Collection, A National Museum, An International Treasure House
Snuff box
  • Snuff box
  • Possibly Louis Regnard (active between: 1773 - before 1769) , Goldsmith
  • Paris, France
  • 1752 - 1753
  • Papier maché (?), metal foil, shellac varnish, oil paint, turtleshell and gold
  • Object size: 4 x 8.3 x 6.4 cm
    Weight: 111.1 g
  • Maker's mark: Mark of unidentified Paris goldsmith that includes 'L' and 'R'. The device is not visable.
    Warden's mark: 'M' of the Maison Commune mark for gold, Paris, 15 July 1752 - 10 July 1753.
    Charge mark: A head of an ox, for the sous-fermier Julien Berthe, 1 October 1750 - 1 October 1756.
    Discharge mark: A head of a hen, for the sous-fermier Julien Berthe, 1 October 1750 - 1 October 1756.
    Mark: Defaced
  • G18
  • Boudoir Cabinet
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  • Acquired by 1872