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19th Century Swiss Black Forest Carved Dowry Chest or Trunk with Needlework
Charming hand-carved mid-sized wooden Folk Art dowry chest from the Black Forest area of Switzerland, made around the turn of the century. It features a beautifully hand-carved floral and vine Acanthus motif and has 'claw-like' feet. Two side handles for easier transport and to complete the chest it has (worn) appliques of hand-stitched needlework panels. This would be a beautiful decorative eye-catcher in a hallway or living room to store a blanket in. measurements include handles and clawfeet. the inside of the box without lid measures: D x W x H 50 x 37 x 28 cm (19.7 x 14.6 x 11 inch).
- Production TimeAvailable Now
- Of the PeriodBlack Forest
- Place of OriginSwitzerland
- Date of Manufacturecirca 1890
- Materials and Techniques
- Condition Detailsthe wool embroderie has 'worn' spots and one of the hind claw-feet misses a toe
- WearWear consistent with age and use. Minor losses.
- DimensionsH 21.26 in. x W 25.2 in. x D 18.51 in.H 54 cm x W 64 cm x D 47 cm
- Seller LocationHaarlem, NL
- Reference NumberLU104048373923
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