The Wallace Collection

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Snuff box
  • Snuff box
  • Jean-Marie Tiron (active between: 1748 - 1773)
  • Paris, France
  • 1767 - 1769
  • Gold, chalcedony and enamel, painted and chased
  • Object size: 3.9 x 8 x 5.7 cm
    Weight: 245.2 g
  • Maker's mark: Possibly 'J T'
    Maker's mark: 'Tiron' with one grain above
    Warden's mark: Crowned 'D' of 1767-8
    Warden's mark: Crowned 'E' of 1768-9
    Discharge mark: A soldier's head with hemet, for fermier Julien Alaterre (1768-75)
    Charge mark: For Jean-Jaques Prévost (1762-68)
    Signature: 'J.C.'
    Inscription: 'Garnie'
    Charge mark: For Julien Alaterre (1768-75)
    Mark: A shoe, for fermier J.P. Fouache (1775-81) Counter mark
  • G45
  • Boudoir Cabinet
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