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French Folk Art "Prison Art" Matchstick Inlaid Planter With A Star, circa 1930
Tole lined French planter covered with a geometric inlaid design completely made from used wood match sticks. This genre of Folk Art is referred to as "tramp" or "prison" art. As you can imagine the person who made this had plenty of time on their hands! This is quite a special piece as the most commonly found works in this genre are mirror frames and jewellery boxes. In good condition both inside and out.
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