The Wallace Collection

The Wallace Collection, A Family Collection, A National Museum, An International Treasure House
Snuff box
  • Snuff box
  • Probably A. J. Strachan
  • Probably A. J. Strachan
  • London, England
  • mid 18th century
  • Gold, chased and engraved
  • Object size: 3.8 x 7.9 x 6.2 cm
    Weight: 246.2 g
  • Maker's mark: 'AJ'
    Date mark: Illegible, perhaps 1797-8 or 1799-1800
    Mark: A head in profile
  • G74
  • Boudoir Cabinet
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  • Oblong snuff box of gold. The gold rocaille decoration shows peacocks and other birds in low relief on a waved ground.