This stunning Bavarian wooden box is handpainted in the 'bauernmalerei' (farmer's art) style, so typical of Bavarian countryside folk art. The oval shape and hinged lid make it look like a traditional wedding box, but the wood is a bit too sturdy for that, it could possibly be a bread box or just a chest for storing treasures.
The natural brown colour is punctuated with beautifully painted flowers and swirls and the hinges to the lid are very ornate. The inside is created in a barrel fashion, see photo 8, wonderfully rustic and solid.
The condition is very good consistent with its vintage age, the paint has chipped a little here and there, but overall, it's in a beautiful vintage condition. I'm sure this piece of Bavarian history could tell a story or two!
A wonderful rare addition to an existing collection of rustic 'bauernmalerei' or as a stand alone very special gift.
Condition | very good vintage condition with slight traces of age and wear, the paint has chipped a little here and there
Period | 1960s
Material |wood, metal
Dimensions | L23-24cm x W18.5cm x H12.5cm
Weight | 684g
Inventory | 1 pc
Place of Origin | Germany
Rare Traditional German Bavarian Rustic Folk Art Wooden Box
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