The Wallace Collection

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Snuff box
  • Snuff box
  • Louis Roucel (+1787) , Goldsmith
  • Paris, France
  • 1766 - 1768
  • Gold and enamel, chased
  • Object size: 3.5 x 8 x 4.5 cm
    Weight: 158.3 g
  • Maker's mark: 'L.R.'
    Warden's mark: Crowned 'C' for 1766-7
    Warden's mark: Crowned 'D' for 1767-8
    Discharge mark: Perhaps a dog's head, for fermier Jean-Jaques Prévost (1762-68)
    Charge mark: A laurel branch, for fermier Jean-Jacques Prévost (1762-68)
    Mark: A writing horn, for fermier Julien Alaterre (1768-75) counter mark
  • G56
  • Boudoir Cabinet
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  • Octagonal snuff box of gold with six scenes of Cupids in enamel on an engine-turned ground. Box decorated with green enamels with the Cupids in faint tints.