The Wallace Collection

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Snuff box
  • Snuff box
  • Unknown Artist / Maker
  • Unknown Artist / Maker
  • Paris, France
  • 1756 - 1757
  • Gold and enamel
  • Object size: 3.5 x 6.1 x 5.3 cm
    Weight: 114.3 g
  • Maker's mark: Includes 'A A' with 'C' or 'G' between them and a little below, mark probably of Ayme-Antoine Chollet, goldsmith registered in Paris, 14-17 January 1756 - 1791
    Warden's mark: 'Q' of the Maison Commune, mark for gold, Paris, 20 July 1756 - 15 July 1757.
    Charge mark: A harrow, for the fermier Eloy Brichard, Paris, 1 October 1756 - 1 October 1759
    Discharge mark: A shell, for the fermier of Eloy Brichard and Etienne Somfoye, Paris, 1 October 1756 - 1 October 1762.
    Tax mark: The Austro-Hungarian tax mark for gold, Linz, 1807-06
  • G21
  • Boudoir Cabinet
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