The Wallace Collection

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Snuff box
  • Snuff box
  • Unknown Artist / Maker
  • Berlin (probably), Germany
  • 1761 - 1762
  • Three-colour gold, chiselled, engraved and chased
  • Object size: 4.2 x 9.2 x 4.5 cm
    Weight: 143.7 g
  • Maker's mark: Illegible
    Warden's mark: 'X' of the Maison Commune 1761-2
    Charge mark: A harrow, for the fermier Eloy Brichard (1756-62)
    Discharge mark: A shell, for fermier Eloy Brichard (1756-62)
    Mark: Illegible
    Mark: Illegible
    Label: Exhibition catalogue entry
  • G35
  • Boudoir Cabinet
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Further Reading
  • Oval snuff box with vertical wall, chiselled and encrusted with three-coloured gold. Decorated with small sporting scenes against a striated ground framed in scrolls of flowers, foliage and architectural motifs. Lid with two sportsmen, gun, game, and dog.