The Wallace Collection

The Wallace Collection, A Family Collection, A National Museum, An International Treasure House
Tobacco grater with the Fall of Phaethon
  • Unknown Artist / Maker
  • Tobacco grater with the Fall of Phaethon
  • France
  • late 17th century
  • Tobacco grater
  • Ivory
  • Length: 38.8 cm, when fully open
  • S262
  • Smoking Room
History
Further Reading
  • Allègre collection; Allègre sale, Paris, May 1872, lot 311; bought at sale by Sir Richard Wallace