The Wallace Collection

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Snuff box
  • Snuff box
  • Unknown Artist / Maker
  • Unknown Artist / Maker
    After C. Parrocel (1688 - 1752), (miniatures)
  • Switzerland
  • c.1775
  • Gold, diamonds and enamel, chased and engraved
  • Object size: 4.1 x 8.9 x 6.7 cm
    Weight: 228.3 g
  • Maker's mark: Crowned 'AP / C'
    Mark: For fermier Henri Clavel 1780-9
    Mark: Sun with rays flanked by 'O' and 'C'
    Mark: 'H7380' Scratched
    Stamp: '236'
  • G86
  • Boudoir Cabinet
Images & Media
Further Reading
  • Oval snuff box of gold with diamonds on the thumbpiece. Framed on the lid, sides and bottom are enamels showing scenes of a lion and tiger hunt after Parocel.