ZUS KORSTEN

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19th Century Swiss Black Forest Carved Dowry Chest or Trunk with Needlework
Date:  20th Century
PRICE: $ 2400
Dimensions: H 54cm W 64cm D 47cm
Shipping: $250

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 outside: DxWxH 54x47x64 cm (21.26x18.5x25.2 inch).
The inside of the box without lid measures: DxWxH 50x37x28 cm (19.7x14.6x11 inch).

Note: The wool embroidery panel has 'worn' spots and one of the hind claw-feet misses a toe.

 

 


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