Swedish 'folk art' original blue paint box Hälsingland region, 1847.

Swedish 'folk art' original blue paint box Hälsingland region, 1847.

Code: 10248


W: 37.5cm (14.8")H: 27cm (10.6")L: 38cm (15")


For sale is an attractive and practical 'folk art' original painted blue box from the Hälsingland region of Sweden.

- Beautiful original blue and red paint throughout with floral rosmålning decoration to the front panel. The edges highlighted with contrasting red.

- Original hardware to the hinges and lock escutcheon (no key present), construction made of pine.

- The square and deep storage box has a raised bevelled frieze to the lid which is characteristic of folk designs from rural Sweden. 

- Marked LPD to the lid and dated 1847.

- Wear and condition, consistent with age and use at 173 years of age. The blue an dred paint remains bright and characterful.

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.