The Wallace Collection

The Wallace Collection, A Family Collection, A National Museum, An International Treasure House
Snuff bottle
  • Snuff bottle
  • Unknown Artist / Maker
  • London, England
  • c. 1660 - 1680
  • Brass, gold and shagreen, pique
  • Height: 8.9 cm
    Width: 5.3 cm
    Weight: 0.095 kg
  • Inscription: 'CR'
    Inscription: 'HONI · SOIT · QVI · MAL · Y ·PENSE'
  • G70
  • Boudoir Cabinet
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Further Reading
  • Pear-shaped snuff bottle made of black shagreen and decorated with brass studs and with a gilt brass cap. The badge of the Order of the Garter is on one side and the monogram of Charles II is on the other.