The Wallace Collection

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Snuff box
  • Snuff box
  • Possibly Jean Charles Simphorien Dubos (1719 - 1781) , Goldsmith
  • Possibly Jean Ducrollay (c. 1710 - 1787), Goldsmith
    After Jean Daullé (1703-1763), Engraver
    After Jaques Dumont, le Romain (1701 - 1781), Painter
  • Paris, France
  • 1760 - 1761
  • Four colour gold, chased, chiselled and engraved
  • Object size: 3.9 x 8.6 x 6.7 cm
    Weight: 201.7 g
  • Maker's mark: 'J C' and a 'D' below, and a heart Parisian type
    Warden's mark: 'v' of the Maison Commune 1760-61
    Charge mark: A harrow, for the fermier Eloy Brichard (1756-62)
    Discharge mark: A shell, for fermier Eloy Brichard (1756-62)
    Warranty mark: Eagle's head in profile, for 1838 to 1846
    Mark: Counter mark, an upright open hand, for tax official Jean-Jacques Prévost (1762-68)
    Label: Exhibition catalogue entry
  • G33
  • Boudoir Cabinet
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  • Acquired by 1872.