The Wallace Collection

The Wallace Collection, A Family Collection, A National Museum, An International Treasure House
Lid
  • Lid
  • Joseph Etienne Blerzy (active between: 1768 - 1806) , Goldsmith
  • Paris, France
  • 1785 - 1786
  • Gold and enamel
  • Diameter: 7.2 cm
  • Maker's mark: 'J.E. / B'
    Discharge mark: For 1783
    Mark: For Henri Clavel (1783-9)
    Mark: For 1774-5
    Stamp: '677'
    Mark: For 1785-6
  • G63.2
  • Boudoir Cabinet
Commentary
  • Circular snuff box of gold with borders decorated with blue and green translucent enamel and pearls of white enamel. Framed in these are circular plaques and borders of dark blue enamel, covered with an imbricated design in green and gold.