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Antique Hand Carved Black Forest Wooden Chest or Trunk Shape Jewelry / Cigar Box

About the Item

Excellent workmanship and very cool looking antique box. This 19th century and all handcrafted box is perfect for decorating the interior of your lodge, but also in a home environment this antique would look great on a desk or on your credenza or side table. The German Black Forest artisan who created this work of beauty was obviously inspired by the stacked tree trunk designs of many German and Swiss lodges in that era. Or maybe he liked English word jokes, because he created a little trunk out of (tree) trunks. Either way, this fine example still opens and shuts perfectly. It even comes with the original and working lock and key. However, it won't lock-up, because the little pin with the hole that is supposed to be on the inside of the lid is missing. Apart from some truly minor imperfections this antique and great looking box could not be in better condition. Especially in this day and age, when almost everything is machine made and without any detail, it is incredible to see how well the artisan managed to hand carve this antique in such a way that you actually think that you are looking at a trunk that is made of stacked wood logs. Apart from being highly decorative and of practical proportions, this chest-design box can be used for all kinds of purposes and its amazing design and patina will never fail to impress. Our price for this striking antique even includes perfect packing and also worldwide shipping from our store to your door in just 4 days. Maximum width x height x depth when closed: 11.1 x 6.3 x 6.9 inches. We have a passion for the unique, for quality, for stylish yet practical and for craftsmanship of years gone by. Your purchases will be extremely well packaged and we look forward to serving you (again). You can shop all our 1000+ listings by pushing the button that reads 'View All From Seller'.
  • Dimensions:
    Height: 6.3 in (16.01 cm)Width: 11.1 in (28.2 cm)Depth: 6.9 in (17.53 cm)
  • Style:
    Black Forest (Of the Period)
  • Materials and Techniques:
  • Place of Origin:
  • Period:
  • Date of Manufacture:
    1880-1900
  • Condition:
    Repaired: One crack in the lid has at some point in time been repaired. Because of the many carved elements you will hardly notice it from the outside. Wear consistent with age and use. Please also read our item description.
  • Seller Location:
    Lisse, NL
  • Reference Number:
    Seller: FiGQ3232280usr1stDibs: LU2341320082112

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