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1853 Swedish Chest Blanket Box Original Polychromatic Jamtland Paint Finish Blue

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$7,149.31Asking Price

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Extremely rare antique Swedish country Gustavian blanket box chest in the original hand painted polychromatic finish in the Jamtland style dated 1851. Beautiful light blues, darker blues, reds and ochres with hand painted flower wreaths and the original iron lock and key. (lock is not working) The chest has some wood movement/splitting to it as you would expect of a piece of this age and is structurally sound. One of the metal bands has bent slightly as shown in the photograph It has an amazing amount of painted detail to it and is made from rough hewn pine. lovely piece.

Details

  • Dimensions
    Height: 28.75 in. (73 cm)Width: 57.49 in. (146 cm)Depth: 25.6 in. (65 cm)
  • Style
    Gustavian (Of the Period)
  • Materials and Techniques
  • Place of Origin
  • Period
  • Date of Manufacture
    1853
  • Condition
    Wear consistent with age and use. Minor losses. Minor structural damages. Minor fading. The chest will be checked for structural integrity prior to shipping - it has the wood movement and paint distressing typical of a piece of this period and has not been previously over restored. Lock is not working and one metal band is slightly bent.
  • Seller Location
    LONDON, GB
  • Reference Number
    Seller: blanket box 18511stDibs: LU2866318896392

Shipping & Returns

  • Shipping
    Rates vary by destination and complexity. We recommend this shipping type based on item size, type and fragility.
    Estimated Customs Duties & Taxes to the Continental US: $0.
    Ships From: Shoreham, United Kingdom
  • Return Policy

    A return for this item may be initiated within 1 day of delivery.

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