DescriptionA Tons Lund Swedish Partial Gilt Silver Snuff Box, Skara, Sweden, circa 1760
Marks: TL (rubbed), (three crowns), (city mark), B
2-3/4 inches long (7.0 cm)
2.36 troy ounces
The shaped box depicting the goddess Aurora chasing in the dawn to the lid within a shell and scroll border, banded and waisted side, monogrammed T.H. to underside, gilt interior.
Estimate: $800 - $1,200.
Heavy rubbing to the lid's depiction with traces of gilding to the negative spaces, light pin dents and nicking around the sides and base, deeper scratch to the interior of the box with ligfht rubbing to the gilding, otherwise with surface scratches indicative of age, use and polishing.
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