Swedish 'Folk Art' original paint greenish/blue table box 1852.
For sale is a beautiful shade of original greenish/dark blue paint applied throughout to a large table box (bible/alms box) with simple naive rosmålning white floral wreath to the lid sitting on unusual and robust bracket feet to each corner.
- Marked to the front panel with the owners initials J.J.D. 1852.
- Green-dark blue background original paint behind the rosmålning decoration and monogram either side of the ironwork lock escutcheon. The paint has developed a very decorative shade of green-blue throughout its c.170 years.
- The edge of the lid and the base of the box have an attractive bevelled decoration to them with age-related wear / patina shown in the worn paint.
- The unusual and substantial decorative corner block feet are shown in the photographs.
- The box retains its original strapwork hinges which extend to the base as shown.
A beautifully decorative item in original paint ready to use. The good size allows it to sit on a table or side-board to be used as attractive floor storage.
Free delivery in the mainland UK as priced. International buyers are welcome, but please contact us prior to payment to confirm the additional packaging, insurance and shipping costs by way of acceptance to your country. Purchaser responsible for local import tariffs/fees. If you are interested in multiple items, please contact us for combined postage.
W: 42cm (16.5")D: 20cm (7.9")L: 47cm (18.5")
19th Century, Victorian (1837 to 1901)