Swedish 'Folk Art' black painted sliding-lid bowl c.1865

Swedish 'Folk Art' black painted sliding-lid bowl c.1865

Code: 10258


D: 5.5cm (2.2")Di: 15cm (5.9")


For sale is a lovely black painted Swedish 'folk art' bowl in original paint with a twisting lid from circa 1850-75.

- The bowl is an attractive and decorative squat round shape like a curling stone with highly curved edges.
- The bowl has been originally decorated in black paint with some gold/yellow highlights still showing around its circumference which has now with wear a lovely patina appropriate to its age . It has rectangular stub, worn handle for the lid.
- The paint has worn around the bowl in prominent places that are handled and tactile and on the base as shown. This bowl is missing a small section of the lid as shown in the photograph and one internal tab to the twist lock- lid.
- These lidded storage bowls were for food, butter, tobacco or in the smaller ones snuff. 

A lovely decorative bowl in an attractive colour with lovely wear to the original paintwork.

*the image with an accompanying wooden bowl is for scale and context, the other bowl is also for sale from W&W Antiques. Contact us for combined shipping on a number of items.

Free delivery to the UK mainland 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.