The Wallace Collection

The Wallace Collection, A Family Collection, A National Museum, An International Treasure House
Snuff box
  • Snuff box
  • Louis Roucel (+1787) , Goldsmith
  • After Jean-Baptiste Greuze (1725 - 1805), (miniatures)
  • Paris, France
  • 1766 - 1767
  • Gold and enamel, engraved and chased
  • Object size: 3.9 x 7.9 x 5.7 cm
    Weight: 191.6 g
  • Maker's mark: 'L.R'.
    Warden's mark: Crowned 'C', for 1766-7
    Discharge mark: A dog's head, for Jean-Jaques Prévost (1762-68)
    Charge mark: A crossed laurel, for sous-fermier Jean-Jacques Prévost (1762-68)
    Inscription: '609' or '906'
    Inscription: 'Roucel, orfe du Roi A Paris' Engraved
    Mark: For sous-fermier Julien Alaterre (1768-75) Counter mark
    Inscription: 'Soyecourt' Scratched twice
    Inscription: 'Comte de Soyecourt'
  • G44
  • Boudoir Cabinet
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History
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Further Reading
  • Richard Seymour-Conway, 4th Marquess of Hertford or Sir Richard Wallace, by 1872.