The Wallace Collection

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Snuff box
  • Snuff box
  • Jean-Joseph Barrière (active between: 1763 - 1793) , Goldsmith
  • After François Boucher (1703 - 1770), (miniatures)
  • Paris, France
  • 1770 - 1771
  • Gold and enamel, chased, painted and chiselled
  • Object size: 2.5 x 5.8 x 4.2 cm
    Weight: 58.2 g
  • Mark: a levret for fermier Jean-Baptiste Fouache (1775-81)
    Maker's mark: 'JJB'
    Warden's mark: 'g' for 1770-1
    Discharge mark: For fermier Julien Alaterre (1768-75)
    Charge mark: For fermier Julien Alaterre (1768-75)
    Date mark: Illegible, perhaps 'g' for 1770-1
    Mark: '771'
    Warranty mark: An eagle's head, for 1838 or later
    Warranty mark: An eagle's head, for 1838 or later
  • G49
  • Boudoir Cabinet
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