The Wallace Collection

The Wallace Collection, A Family Collection, A National Museum, An International Treasure House
Snuff box
  • Snuff box
  • Louis Ouizille , Goldsmith
  • Paris, France
  • 1775 - 1776
  • Gold, diamonds and enamel
  • Object size: 3.2 x 7.6 x 5.8 cm
    Weight: 154.5 g
  • Maker's mark: 'L.O' with a baton royale on between
    Warden's mark: 'M', for 1775-6
    Charge mark: For sous-fermier Jean-Baptiste Fouache (1775-81)
    Discharge mark: A Monkey's head, for fermier Jean-Baptiste Fouache (1775-81)
    Label: 'DUCHESSE DE / BOURGOGNE / Vie DEMIDOFF'
    Warranty mark: An eagle's head, for 1838 onwards
  • G54
  • Boudoir Cabinet
Commentary
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Further Reading
  • Fossin et fils; bought by Anatole Demidoff 8 January 1842 for 2,000fr; his sale Paris, 15 January 1863 (19), bought by Richard Seymour-Conway, 4th Marquess of Hertford for 6,520fr.