The Wallace Collection

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Snuff box
  • Snuff box
  • Henri Bodson (active between: 1763-1789) , Goldsmith
  • Louis-Nicolas van Blarenberghe (1716 - 1794), (panel on lid)
  • Paris, France
  • 1766 - 1767
  • Gold and vellum and gouache, chased and painted
  • Object size: 3.7 x 8 x 5.8 cm
    Weight: 141.9 g
    Image size: 4.4 x 6.4 cm, miniature on lid
    Image size: 1.6 x 3.2 cm, miniature on front
    Image size: 4.2 x 6.2 cm, miniature on base
    Image size: 1.8 x 3.2 cm, miniature on back
    Image size: 1.6 x 3 cm, miniatures on sides
  • Maker's mark: Probably 'H' and 'B' between a crown or star
    Charge mark: A laurel branch, for Jean-Jaques Prévost (1762-68)
    Discharge mark: A hound's head, for Jean-Jaques Prévost (1762-68)
    Signature: 'v. Blarenberghe 1767'
    Date mark: 'C' for 1766-7
    Date mark: 'C' crowned, for 1766-7
    Mark: A sheep's head
    Date mark: 'B', for 1765-6
  • G42
  • Boudoir Cabinet
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