Description

    A 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)
    62.36 grams

    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.


    Condition Report*:

    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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    Auction Dates
    October, 2016
    18th Tuesday
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