The Wallace Collection

The Wallace Collection, A Family Collection, A National Museum, An International Treasure House
Snuff box
  • Snuff box
  • Unknown Artist / Maker
  • Paris, France
  • 1779 - 1780
  • Gold, chased
  • Object size: 2.3 x 5.8 x 4.1 cm
    Weight: 55.4 g
  • Maker's mark: Illegible
    Warden's mark: 'Q' for 1779-80
    Charge mark: For J.B. Fouache (1775-81)
    Discharge mark: For J.B. Fouache (1775-81)
    Warranty mark: Two eagles, for 1838
  • G59
  • Boudoir Cabinet
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  • Oval snuff box of gold in two tints and with machine-turned decoration. The border of the lid is decorated with diamond-shapes alternating with rectangular boxes with curved edges.