DescriptionTwo Swedish Partial Gilt Silver Rectangular Snuff Boxes, circa 1808
Marks to larger box: H (rubbed maker's mark), (three crowns), B3
3-1/4 inches (8.3 cm)
5.37 troy ounces
The large box with canted sides and engraved strawberry plant to the lid, monogrammed MOS to underside, the smaller bowl with intersecting undulating line border to lid and engraved reeded borders to sides, gilt interiors to both boxes.
Estimate: $800 - $1,200.
Heavier rubbing of the marks to the smaller box, light rubbing of gilt interiors, otherwise with wear and surface scratches indicative of age, use and polishing.
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