DescriptionA Swedish Vari-Color 18K Gold Snuff Box attributed to Frans Wilhelmsson, Stockholm, Sweden, circa 1786
Marks: FW (three crowns), 18K, (city mark), D2
0-5/8 h x 2-1/2 w x 1-1/2 d inches (1.6 x 6.4 x 3.8 cm)
The ovular, hinged box, lid and base with central cartouche in vari-color gold depicting bow, quiver, and farming implements, plain ground spandrels surrounded by geometric line and scrolled border on sablé ground, conforming border to sides.
Light scratch beneath the thumb rest, minor rubbing to the vari-colored cartouches, otherwise with light surface scratches indicative of age and minimal use.
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