Swedish 'Folk Art' Writing slope box, chip carving & rosmålning 1803

Swedish 'Folk Art' Writing slope box, chip carving & rosmålning 1803

Code: 10283


W: 33cm (13")H: 21cm (8.3")D: 30cm (11.8")


For sale is beautiful Swedish 'Folk Art' writing slope / box from the beginning of the 19th Century (Gustavian era), with original paint blue-black marbling and external chip-carved decoration and rosmålning.

- The lid has lovely decoration with naive chip carving decoration to a central rosette motif, edge pattern and attractive floral rosmålning.

- The box has decoration painted to the external surfaces in attractive rose painting.

- The box has 1803 carved into the lid in an attractive style and has a leather strap to restrain the lid opening.
- The box has an internal raised compartment/shelf for writing implements and ink with an attractive carved curved edge.
- The box background colour is a blue-black marbling with red rose painting.
- Age-related wear as shown in the images as expected for a box of circa 217+ years from the early 19th century.

It remains in solid working condition in original paint.  A decorative age-worn box with beautiful painting to all external panels from 19th Century, rural Sweden.

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.