The Wallace Collection

The Wallace Collection, A Family Collection, A National Museum, An International Treasure House
Snuff box
  • Snuff box
  • Probably Johann Christian Neuber (1736 - 1808) , Goldsmith
  • Dresden, Germany
  • c. 1775, the miniatures probably late 18th century or later
  • Gold, cornelian, ivory and gouache, painted and inlaid
  • Object size: 3.5 x 8.3 x 5.8 cm
    Weight: 183.7 g, without miniatures
    Weight: 201.6 g, with miniatures
    Object size: 4.6 x 3.7 x 0.15 cm, miniature of Voltaire
    Object size: 4.7 x 3.6 x 0.15 cm, miniature of Emilie
  • Mark: Two marks
    Mark: 'CW = CW1' Scratched
    Label: 'Sold 22/2/72' Inscribed
  • G80
  • Boudoir Cabinet
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