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
  • After Jean-Baptiste Oudry (1686 - 1755), scenes
    After Nicolas Desportes the Younger (1718 - 1787), scenes possibly
  • Paris, France
  • 1757 - 1758
  • Gold
  • Object size: 4.2 x 8.9 x 6.2 cm
    Weight: 216.1 g
  • Maker's mark: 'J F' above an eagle's head in profile, mark of Jean Fremin, goldsmith registered in Paris, 24 September 1738 - 1786.
    Warden's mark: 'R' of the Maison Commune mark for gold, Paris, 16 July 1757 - 20 July 1758.
    Charge mark: A harrow, for the fermier Eloy Brichard, Paris, 1 October 1756 - 1 October 1759.
    Discharge mark: A shell, for the fermier Eloy Brichard and Etienne Somfoye, Paris, 1 October 1756 - 1 October 1762.
  • G25
  • Boudoir Cabinet
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Further Reading
  • Richard Seymour-Conway, 4th Marquess of Hertford or Sir Richard Wallace, by 1872.