DescriptionA Jonas Elg Swedish Partial Gilt Silver Snuff Box, Vasteras, Sweden, circa 1784
Marks: I. ELG, (city mark), (three crowns), B2
3-1/4 inches long (8.3 cm)
2.82 troy ounces
The lozenge-form box with engraved, radiating flower to the center of the lid, smaller flower depicted in the spandrels, thumb press to lid, monogrammed H.S. to underside, gilt interior.
Estimate: $600 - $900.
Light scratch to the lid and several to the underside, light pitting around the base and surface scratches indicative of age, use and polishing.
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