The Wallace Collection

The Wallace Collection, A Family Collection, A National Museum, An International Treasure House
Snuff box
  • Snuff box
  • Style of Henri-Joseph van Blarenberghe (1741 - 1826) , miniatures
  • Style of Louis-Nicolas van Blarenberghe (1716 - 1794), miniatures
    Jean-Louis Leferre (active between: 1803-1822)
  • Paris, France
  • 1765 - 1768
  • Gold, gouache and vellum, painted, chased and chiselled
  • Object size: 3.5 x 7.6 x 5.9 cm
    Weight: 157.9 g
  • Warden's mark: Crowned 'B' or 'D' of the Maison Commune 1765-6 or 1767-8 Defaced partly
    Discharge mark: A head of a dog, for Jean-Jacques Prévost (1762-68)
    Inscription: A letter and 'I' or 'L' remains of a makers mark.
    Small guarantee mark: A ram's head in profile, for 1819 to 1838
    Mark: Three illegible marks
    Stamp: '526'
    Label: Exhibition catalogue entry
  • G36
  • Boudoir Cabinet
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  • Possibly acquired by the 4th Marquess of Hertford about 1822, but certainly by 1872.