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Swedish Folk Art.

Comments on the “featured piece” namely a Swedish folk art chest. This footed oak chest with a curved lid is typical of the provinces of Smaland and Vastergotland. This chest is carved with the date of 1779.These chests were carved at workshops between 1730 and 1810. It is decorated with birds, animals, leafage,a deer and hunter.Relief work and painted decoration go back to the floral ornamentation  of the Renaissance.No lock or key.Size W.16in.,D.14in.,H.6in(41cm by 36cm by 15cm).Information obtained from the Nordic Museum,Stockholm.

Note:for a larger photo go to “inventory”then to “Swedish Antiques”then to page2 click on the photo. 

 

 

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