The Wallace Collection

The Wallace Collection, A Family Collection, A National Museum, An International Treasure House
  • Box
  • Jean-Joseph Barrière (active between: 1763 - 1793) , Goldsmith
  • Jean-Joseph Barrière (active between: 1763 - 1793), Goldsmith
  • France, Paris
  • last quarter of 18th century
  • Gold and enamel
  • Diameter: 6 cm
  • Maker's mark: for J.J. Barriere
    Warden's mark: Crowned 'S', for 1781-2
    Charge mark: for Henry Clavel (1780-1782)
    Mark: Illegible
    Warranty mark: Two heads of eagles
  • G82.1
  • Boudoir Cabinet
  • Circular snuff box of gold and pink translucent enamel. The edges are decorated with green enamel and pearls of white enamel.