The Wallace Collection

The Wallace Collection, A Family Collection, A National Museum, An International Treasure House
Box
  • Box
  • Workshop of Les Freres Toussaint , possibly
  • Workshop of Les Freres Toussaint, possibly
  • Germany, Hanau
  • c.1780
  • Gold, enamel, gouache and vellum, painted
  • Diameter: 7.9 cm
  • Hallmark: 'K' for 1773-4, imitation
    Mark: For fermier Julien Alaterre (1768-74), imitation
    Guarantee mark: Post 1838
    Warranty mark: A head of a bird Twice
  • G83.1
  • Boudoir Cabinet
Commentary
  • Circular snuff box of gold and translucent enamel. The lid is set with a gouache painting of a river scene with buildings and figures.