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19th Century Mexican Lacquered Box
Located in Mexico City, MX
This chest from the 19th century is a majestic example of the technique known as ‘maque’, or lacquer, developed in Mexico over the centuries. It is lacquered in an orange background ...
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1850s North American Antique Folk Art Boxes

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Wood

Original Painted Table Case, Hand Decorated, Antique
Located in Albignasego, IT
Painted table top case Measures: H.30 cm, W.48 cm, D.32 cm Small hand-painted Tyrolean antique box, with red background. Decorated on all sides with floral motifs on a light b...
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Early 19th Century Italian Antique Folk Art Boxes

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Fir

Faux Malachite Leather Decorative Indian Maharaja Box
Located in Oklahoma City, OK
A beautiful unique Indian motif box with a lid. This piece would be fantastic for storing cigars, tv remotes, or miscellaneous items on a dresser or coffee table. The top of the box ...
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20th Century Indian Folk Art Boxes

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Leather, Faux Leather, Paint

"Campfire Supreme" Marshmallow Tin, Boy Scout Motif, American, Circa 1915
Located in Incline Village, NV
This is a rare tin that was used to sell and promote marshmallows. The top of the tin is decorated to reflect the Boy Scouts in their ubiquitous camping tradition of sitting around t...
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1910s American Vintage Folk Art Boxes

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Tin

Wooden German Folk Art Coffin - Box, circa 1900
Located in Esbjerg, DK
German Volk art box. Scaled down coffin. Hand carved with characteristic primitive detailing. Measurements: H 5 inches, W 10.25 inches, D 6.2 inches.
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Early 1900s German Antique Folk Art Boxes

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Wood

Handmade Boxwood Chess Set Complete Game Pine Lidded Box 70mm Kings, circa 1920
Located in Lincoln, Lincolnshire
This is a very good and complete handmade boxwood chess set game of 32 pieces in a good jointed pine box with a sliding lid, which we date to the earlier part of the 20th century, ci...
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Early 20th Century British Folk Art Boxes

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Boxwood, Pine

Small Round Swedish Original Painted Folk Art Box Dated 1792
Located in Haddonfield, NJ
A small Swedish 18th century Folk Art box with original paint. The box is most likely used to keep jewelry and other precious items. Box is carved with inscription "ANNO 1792 DEN 27...
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Late 18th Century Swedish Antique Folk Art Boxes

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Wood

18th Century Swedish Cheese Mold, Dated 1785
Located in Haddonfield, NJ
A Swedish Folk Art mold with the owner initials KSD, hearts and age of 1785 carved in the wood. This form has most probably been a wedding present for a girl getting married, traditi...
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Late 18th Century Swedish Antique Folk Art Boxes

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Birch

Antique Wooden and Cardboard Apothecary Pharmacy Storage Jar for Valerian Root
Located in Nürnberg, DE
Classic early 1900s wooden and cardboard apothecary pharmacy storage jar or box for Valerian Root. Nice addition to your room or just for use it on your desk. Found at an estate sale...
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Early 1900s German Antique Folk Art Boxes

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Plywood, Paper

Early 20th Century Petrified Wood Folk Art Box
Located in Houston, TX
A handsome and charming 1920s or earlier petrified wood box. This stone box is lined with a wide cut golden colored corduroy chenille.
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Early 20th Century Folk Art Boxes

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Petrified Wood

Small Early 19th Century Folk Art Red and Black Painted Wood Box
Located in Essex, MA
A wonderful, small 19th century Folk Art red and black hand painted pine box with hinged top and key on chain. Wonderu, old leathery surfacep, American, circa 1810.  
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Early 19th Century American Antique Folk Art Boxes

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Metal

Antique Folk Art Painted Spool Display Cabinet Jewelry Keepsake Apothecary
Located in Dayton, OH
Antique two-drawer wooden tabletop spool cabinet, painted over in yellow with a Folk Art design of grapes and peaches. Measure: 17".      
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Early 20th Century Folk Art Boxes

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Hardwood, Paint

19th Century Sorrento Marquetry Jewellery Box / Trinket Box, Italy Circa 1880
Located in Ottawa, Ontario
A very charming 19th century Sorrento marquetry jewelry box or trinket box, the hinged lid illustrating a marquetry vignette depicting a young peasant couple - the young man shown se...
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Late 19th Century Italian Antique Folk Art Boxes

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Boxwood, Walnut, Olive

Beautiful Antique Painted Table Box
Located in Albignasego, IT
Beautiful painted table box Measures: H.21 cm – L.32 cm – P.21 cm Antique Tyrolean painted table box. Decorated on all sides with floral motifs on a blue background and an aus...
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Early 19th Century Italian Antique Folk Art Boxes

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Fir

White Capiz Stone and Pearlized Wood Tessellated Shell Casket Box with Lid
Located in Oklahoma City, OK
A fantastic casket shape tessellated pearl box with a lid. Created from wood, this beautiful piece is covered in a repeating stone in a gorgeous pearlized creamy white. The lid is no...
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20th Century Southeast Asian Folk Art Boxes

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Stone

Small 18th Century Swedish Folk Art Bentwood Box
Located in Amsterdam, NL
Beautiful Swedish bentwood box that once was used for storage. Real rare piece. Sweden, circa 1750. Weathered and small losses.
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18th Century Swedish Antique Folk Art Boxes

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Wood

Swedish Original Painted Folk Art Wedding Box from 1824
Located in Haddonfield, NJ
Swedish 19th century wooden monogrammed and dated Folk Art box, dated 1824. An original painted box in dark blue and black color with flower decoration. Belonged to a woman (the ...
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1820s Swedish Antique Folk Art Boxes

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Pine

19th Century Indonesian Red and Black Lacquered Document Box with Brass Handles
Located in Middleburg, VA
This 19th century red and black lacquered Indonesian document box is a beautiful way to keep your important papers tucked away. Made of richly patinated teak with intricate red and b...
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19th Century Indonesian Antique Folk Art Boxes

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Teak

18th Century Butter "Church" Box Carved with Unique Patterned Imprints, 1788
Located in New York, NY
18th century Swedish butter "Church" Box carved with multiple unique patterned imprints, origin: Sweden, initial and dated: AGS / Anno 1788; fully disassemble like a puzzle As a ru...
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18th Century Swedish Antique Folk Art Boxes

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Wood

Folk Art, Hand Executed Modernist, Art Deco Airplane /Trinket Box
Located in Buffalo, NY
Folk Art, hand executed modernist, Art deco Airplane sculpture with hand built and painted trinket box.
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1940s American Vintage Folk Art Boxes

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Wood, Wood

Early 19th Century Grain Painted Pine Box
Located in Essex, MA
An unusual and sculptural early 19th century grain painted pine box, of rectangular form, with lift top lid, attached to a base with bracket feet and whimsical scrolled cutout decora...
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Early 19th Century American Antique Folk Art Boxes

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Brass

Small 19th Century Swedish Folk Art Bentwood Box
Located in Amsterdam, NL
Small Swedish bentwood box. Once used for storage. Rare piece with traces of color, Sweden, circa 1850.   
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19th Century Swedish Antique Folk Art Boxes

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Wood

18th Century Swedish Folk Art Painted Bentwood Box
Located in Amsterdam, NL
Beautiful and rare Folk Art painted bentwood box, that was once used for storage. Stunning traces of color, Sweden, circa 1750. Weathered.   
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18th Century Swedish Antique Folk Art Boxes

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Bentwood

19th Century Trinity House Inlaid Rosewood Sewing Box, circa 1870
Located in Nantucket, MA
Fine 19th century trinity house marquetry inlaid rosewood sewing box, circa 1870, made by a Trinity House Lighthouse Keeper or sailor aboard a Lightship for sale to passing ships. Th...
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1870s British Antique Folk Art Boxes

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Wood, Rosewood

Superb Antique Folk Art Parquetry Casket Styled Writing Box or Lap Desk
Located in Hamilton, Ontario
This exquisite antique parquetry writing box or lap desk is unsigned, but presumed to have been made in Canada in approximately 1900 in a Folk Art style. The box itself, including th...
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Early 20th Century Canadian Folk Art Boxes

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Softwood

Antique 1869 German Folk Art Hand Decorated Miniature Blanket Chest 19th Century
Located in Big Flats, NY
An antique German folk art miniature paint decorated blanket chest offers front with reserves of birds and dated 1869 with top having flowers, possibly Lancaster Pennsylvania Dutch. ...
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19th Century American Antique Folk Art Boxes

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Metal

Tyrolean Painted Box
Located in Albignasego, IT
Tyrolean painted box Measures: H. 12.5cm, L. 25cm, P. 19.5cm Storage box in fir wood painted green. All-over the surface there are floral motifs. Tyrol, early 1900s.
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Early 1900s Italian Antique Folk Art Boxes

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Fir

19th Century Large Store Tea Tin Hand Painted Parnall & Sons Bristol, England
Located in Port Jervis, NY
Fabulous and large store tea tin by Parnall & Sons who were the people to see for outfitting your store and much more as the company grew from 1830. Hand painted showing a girl servi...
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Mid-19th Century British Antique Folk Art Boxes

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Metal

Decorated Box with Overlays
Located in Nantucket, MA
Stained pine with hinged top, decorated with geometric design out of recycled piano keys. The interior with a removable organizing drawer. Illegible names with numbers are faintly wr...
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Early 20th Century American Folk Art Boxes

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Pine

Handmade Wood Chess Set Complete Game in Pine Lidded Box, circa 1920
Located in Lincoln, Lincolnshire
This is a good and complete handmade wood chess set game of 32 pieces in a good pine box with a sliding lid, which we date to the earlier part of the 20th century, circa 1920 period,...
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Early 20th Century British Folk Art Boxes

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Wood, Pine

19th Century Mixed Metals Handmade Gem Stone Jewelry Box
Located in Los Angeles, CA
This fine handmade box of silver and brass is very finely detail workmanship. The tumble stones or polished gem stones of a mix of jade, tiger eye and many others. The condition is v...
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1890s American Antique Folk Art Boxes

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Silver Plate

Exceptional European Painted Jewelry Sewing Box, 18th Century
Located in Albignasego, IT
Antique Northern Italian jewelry-sewing box Measures: H 22cm, L 33cm, P 21cm Original jewelry-sewing box in a beautiful deep blue color, perfectly preserved. All-over the su...
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Mid-18th Century Italian Antique Folk Art Boxes

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Fir

Antique Hand Carved Owl Tea Caddy German Volk Art, circa 1900, Signed
Located in Esbjerg, DK
Large tea caddy in shape of an owl. Hand carved out of fruit tree in Germany, circa 1900. Signed Rebild to the base. Beautiful unrestored condition with a nice 'glow' and rich patina...
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1890s German Antique Folk Art Boxes

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Wood

Burmese Yun Lacquered Betel Box
Located in North Hollywood, CA
Burmese red lacquer betel-box finely decorated and hand painted with scene of Asian architectural building and figures. Cylindrical red lacquer betel-box, 'kun it,' with internal tr...
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Early 20th Century Burmese Folk Art Boxes

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Bamboo, Lacquer

Early 19th Century Pennsylvania Carved and Painted Pipe Box
Located in Nantucket, MA
Early 19th century Pennsylvania carved and painted pipe box. Masterfully carved and painted pipe box designed to hang on the wall or stand on a mantle. The backboard carved with a po...
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Early 19th Century American Antique Folk Art Boxes

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Paint, Wood

Swedish Folk Art, Large Organic Vessel, Container, 19th Century, Pine, Signed
Located in West Palm Beach, FL
An antique, organic and large farmers wooden bowl, vessel, basket or container. With highly appealing patina, produced in Sweden, 19th century.   
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19th Century Swedish Antique Folk Art Boxes

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Wood

Thomas Barton Exceptional Tunbridge Ware Wooden Box, 19th Century
Located in Bishop's Stortford, Hertfordshire
An exceptional and original antique wooden Tunbridge ware box, possibly for games, made by Thomas Barton (1819-1903). This exquisite, versatile and well sized box has a hinged cover ...
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1860s English Antique Folk Art Boxes

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Hardwood

Swedish Folk Art, Very Large Organic Vessel, Container, 19th Century, Pine
Located in West Palm Beach, FL
An antique, organic and large farmers wooden bowl, vessel, basket or container. With highly appealing patina, Produced in Sweden, 19th century.   
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19th Century Swedish Antique Folk Art Boxes

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Wood

Brown Rectangular Folk Art Shell Covered Wooden Box with Lid, Arthur Court
Located in Oklahoma City, OK
A fabulous shell covered Folk Art box with lid. Covered in brown, black and cream conical shaped shells, it is a striking statement piece. The box which the shells cover, is created ...
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20th Century American Folk Art Boxes

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Shell, Wood

Small Wooden Inlaid Box with Key
Located in Cookeville, TN
Geometric lines add to the beauty of this wooden box. The interior has a plush lining of rich blue velvet. There is a key to the box but it does not lock.
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Early 20th Century American Folk Art Boxes

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Velvet, Wood

Hand Painted Asian Trunk, 19th Century
Located in Cookeville, TN
Birds and flowers embellish the front of this wooden trunk along with a scrolling border. Soft shades of yellow, orange and green make up the artwork and the painting appears to be a...
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Late 19th Century Korean Antique Folk Art Boxes

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Iron

Russian Lacquer Box of the Removal of Christ from the Cross
Located in Cookeville, TN
Offering this gorgeous hand painted Russian lacquer box. It is titled "Snytie's Kresta" which translates as the removal of Christ from the cross after the crucifixion. He is lovingly...
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20th Century Russian Folk Art Boxes

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Lacquer

Russian Lacquer Box with Flying Chariot
Located in Cookeville, TN
Offering this gorgeous Russian lacquer box. The top depicts a scene of flying horses pulling a chariot holding three people. Off in the background is a castle and the sky has clouds ...
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20th Century Russian Folk Art Boxes

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Lacquer

Gilt Cast Metal Duck Form Lidded Decorative Box
Located in North Hollywood, CA
Handcrafted decorative vintage collectible brass nut duck shape trinket box. Beautiful handcrafted large cast brass bird form box with lid. Vintage two-piece solid brass figural du...
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Mid-20th Century Italian Folk Art Boxes

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Metal, Metal

Vintage Copper Folk Art Box, circa 1940s
Located in San Francisco, CA
Vintage copper Folk Art box, circa 1940s Fantastic American Folk Art box made from hand-hammered copper and a collection of antique coins. Surrounded with a collection of grote...
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Early 20th Century American Folk Art Boxes

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Copper

Small Square Seashell Encrusted Trinket Box
Located in Oklahoma City, OK
Small square shell encrusted trinket box. Covered in a variety of shells, this box opens to reveal a red-lined fabric interior. This would be the perfect piece to display on a coffee...
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20th Century American Folk Art Boxes

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Shell, Fabric

Shell Encrusted Rectangular Keepsake Box with Red Silk Lid
Located in Oklahoma City, OK
Long rectangular shell encrusted box. Carefully applied shells decorate the top and bottom edges of this red board box in a variety of colors. At the top, a cushioned upholstered red...
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20th Century English Folk Art Boxes

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Shell, Silk, Paper

Shell Encrusted Rectangular Keepsake Box with Green Silk Lid
Located in Oklahoma City, OK
Long rectangular shell encrusted box. Carefully applied shells decorate the top and bottom edges of this green board box in a variety of colors. At the top, a cushioned upholstered g...
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20th Century English Folk Art Boxes

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Shell, Fabric, Paper

19th Century Swedish Folk Art Bentwood Box
Located in Kramfors, SE
Folk Art box in bentwood from northern Sweden. The box is from the years circa 1820-1840 and painted with the original paint. There is also a painted monogram on the lid. Made in pin...
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Early 19th Century Swedish Antique Folk Art Boxes

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Bentwood, Pine

Antique Northern Swedish Decorated Folk Art Box
Located in Kramfors, SE
Swedish Folk Art box in pine with carved wooden decor. It’s rare to find these objects decorated, they are mainly expendables and frequently used thus not something most households c...
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Early 19th Century Swedish Antique Folk Art Boxes

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Pine

VintageScandinavian Folk Art Hand Towel Box in Mixed Woods, 1970s
Located in Esbjerg, DK
Ornate and decorative paper towel box in handcrafted and lacquered wood: teak, oak, mahogany, cherry, walnut etc. It is very practical and offers a cheap refill since it runs on toil...
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1970s Scandinavian Vintage Folk Art Boxes

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Wood

Painted Wooden Box, Early 20th Century
Located in Albignasego, IT
Painted box Measures: H 19cm, W 37cm, D 25cm H 7.5 in, W 14.6 in, D 9.8 in Painted wooden storage box. On the whole surface there are bouquets of flowers contained in baskets...
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Early 20th Century Italian Folk Art Boxes

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Fir

Decorative Wood Carved Tramp Art Keepsake Box or Sailors Valentine with Heart
Located in Oklahoma City, OK
A superb Folk Art sailors valentine Tramp Art keepsake box. Wide in form, this beautiful Primitive wood carved box features the letters S and M with a heart between on both sides. Tw...
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19th Century English Antique Folk Art Boxes

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Metal

Scandinavian 18th Century Folk Art Hat Or Wick Box
Located in Haddonfield, NJ
Large Danish wooden hat or wig box of wood with original painting.
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Mid-18th Century Danish Antique Folk Art Boxes

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Wood

Early 19th Century Scandinavian Folk Art Kitchen Silverware and Spices Box
Located in Haddonfield, NJ
Early 19th century Scandinavian Folk Art kitchen silverware and spices box in old black color.
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Early 19th Century Swedish Antique Folk Art Boxes

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Pine

Swedish 18th Century Wooden Monogrammed and Dated Folk Art Box
Located in Haddonfield, NJ
Swedish 18th century wooden monogrammed and dated Folk Art box, 1799. An original painted box in blue color and Rococo rocaille painting decoration dated 1799 that has belonged t...
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Late 18th Century Swedish Antique Folk Art Boxes

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Oak

Vintage Chinese Papier Mâché Box
Located in Chicago, IL
Formed around a simple wooden frame, this papier mâché storage box is a delightful example of Chinese Folk Art. Crafted with old newspapers and dyed rice paper, the box would have be...
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Mid-20th Century Chinese Folk Art Boxes

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Paper

Swedish Wooden Folk Art Box With Originally Paint, Dated 1814
Located in Haddonfield, NJ
A 19th Century Swedish original blue painted Folk Art box with original polychrome decoration. Dated 1814 with the initial of the female owner IGD, most likely used to keep writing s...
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1810s Swedish Antique Folk Art Boxes

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Pine