Decorative boxes in gold. 18th century, made in Sweden. Two of these by Stockholm goldworker Frantz Bergs who was born in around 1697 and died in 1787.

Gold box with a decorated cover. A gift from Swedish King Karl XIV Johan (1763-1844) to cavalry captain Johan Gustaf Wertmüller. 1761 Gold. Frantz Bergs, goldsmith. Maker’s marks: Mark of Frantz Bergs, Stockholm 1761. Image  © 2008-2020 Bukowski Auktioner AB. Fair use license. via

Gold and enamel rectangular snuff-box, with the cover, sides and base each centered with an oval cartouche decorated en plein. Cover decorated with putti riding in a shell being drawn by dolphins. Sides and base with rural and riverside scenes surrounded by scrolls and foliage in translucent green basse taille enamel with borders chased with flowers and foliage with a slightly raised floral thumbpiece. ca. 1780. Swedish, probably made in Stockholm. Later struck with two French import marks. Image © CHRISTIE’S 2020. Fair use license. via
Vinaigrette. 1756. Gold and enamel. Frantz Bergs, designer and maker. Image  © National Museum, Stockholm. Fair use license. via;jsessionid=711AE9C77C501D5041DB6F0F93C0A17D.node1?service=direct/1/ResultDetailView/result.inline.list.t1.collection_list.$

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