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Swedish Folk Art Bentwood Box with Original Paint

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This charming Swedish early 19th century folk art Bentwood box or snap box with a beautifully carved body and in the original blue paint.

Swedish Bentwood boxes have a long and colorful history. Many different cultures have made their own unique versions of them. In Sweden examples of these boxes have been unearthed in the remains of Viking ships dating from 840 A.D. They were used to store valuable possessions, grains, meat, or anything else that might need to be
secure.

H x 17 cm W x 43 cm D x 20 cm