The Wallace Collection

The Wallace Collection, A Family Collection, A National Museum, An International Treasure House
Snuff box
  • Snuff box
  • Possibly René-Jean Lemoyne (active between: c. 1765 - 1793) , Goldsmith
  • Possibly J.L. Morel, Goldsmith
  • Paris, France
  • 1775 - 1776 and probably partly nineteenth century
  • Gold, lacquer and mother-of-pearl, chased
  • Object size: 3.2 x 7.3 x 5.3 cm
    Weight: 139.6 g
  • Maker's mark: 'RL / M'
    Warden's mark: Crowned 'M', for 1775-6
    Charge mark: For fermier Jean-Baptiste Fouache (1775-81)
    Discharge mark: A monkey's head, for fermier Jean-Baptiste Fouache (1775-81)
  • G55
  • Boudoir Cabinet
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