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Scandinavian / Swedish 'Folk Art' Small blue-black orginal paint, Hälsingland table chest box 1814 (1 of 25)
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Scandinavian / Swedish 'Folk Art' Small blue-black orginal paint, Hälsingland table chest box 1814

REF: 2077 - 161120 / LA322823
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For sale is a wonderful original blue/black painted small domed table chest or tool box with warm orange/red panel decoration from from 1814. - This box is a stunning combination of colours from the Hälsingland Region of Sweden. - The charming original paint box has lovely warm earthy red panels to four sides decorated with lovely black painted scrolling imitation ironwork decoration. - The front panel has a beautiful orangey red panel with 1814 denoted. - The beautiful age-worn original paint is a characteristic blue/black colour and the domed lid has a three letter monogram painted elegantly beneath the attractive scrolling handle Hul. - The box must have been a valued possession, judged by the ironwork and decorative panels/colours used as a useful storage chest. - The edges of the box have dark painted sections imitating ironwork at the four corners and across the arc of the lid. The small table chest imitates the decorative elements of full-scale or large 'kista' or chests/coffers. - Original handmade / forged ironwork hinges and beautifully elegant twist-worked scrolling handle to the lid. There is no key. - The farmers in the 18th and 19th Century in Sweden were wealthy from selling wood and flax. They expressed their wealth in large farmhouses with beautifully decorated interiors, painted furniture and skilfully decorated bridal gifts. *Ref: Scandinavian painted decor (1990) J. Innes. A simple, skilful and charming Swedish folk art box from Hälsingland in original paint at circa 206+ years of age.
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W&W Antiques has clarified that the Scandinavian / Swedish 'Folk Art' Small blue-black orginal paint, Hälsingland table chest box 1814 (LA322823) is genuinely of the period declared with the date/period of manufacture being 1814
Please consider the photographs and description as a great record of the condition of this antique item.
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