The Wallace Collection

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Snuff box
  • Snuff box
  • Noël Hardivilliers (1704 - 1779) , Goldsmith
  • After François Boucher (1703 - 1770), Painter, scenes
    Le Sueur (active between: 1750 -1761), Enameller
  • Paris, France
  • 1756 - 1757
  • Gold and enamel
  • Object size: 3.5 x 6.1 x 5.3 cm
    Weight: 143.5 g
  • Maker's mark: Mark of Noel Hardivilliers, goldsmith registered in Paris, 4 June 1729 - 16 October 1771. Partly erased in the base
    Warden's mark: 'Q' of the Maison Commune mark for gold, Paris, 20 July 1756 - 15 July 1757. Almost completely erased in the front wall
    Charge mark: A harrow, for the fermier Eloy Brichard, Paris, 1 October 1756 - 1 October 1759. Almost completely erased in the front wall
    Discharge mark: A shell, fermier of Eloy Brichard and Etienne Somfoye, Paris, 1 October 1756 - 1 October 1762.
  • G20
  • Boudoir Cabinet
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