The Wallace Collection

The Wallace Collection, A Family Collection, A National Museum, An International Treasure House
Snuff box
  • Snuff box
  • François-Nicolas Génard (1723 at least 1790) , Goldsmith
  • After Carle Vanloo (1705 - 1765), scenes
  • Paris, France
  • 1761 - 1763
  • Gold and enamel, chased, engraved and chiselled
  • Object size: 3.9 x 7 x 5.4 cm
    Weight: 148.3 g
  • Maker's mark: 'F N' with 'G' below and a fleur-de-lys Parisian type
    Warden's mark: 'X' of the Maison Commune 1761-62
    Warden's mark: 'y' of the Maison Commune 1762-3
    Charge mark: Two bay leaf branches, for tax official Jean-Jacques Prévost (1762-68)
    Charge mark: A harrow, for fermier Eloy Brichard (1756-62)
    Discharge mark: A head of a dog, for the fermier Jean-Hacques Prévost (1762-68)
    Warranty mark: A ram's head in profile, for 1819 to 1838
  • G34
  • Boudoir Cabinet
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