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Swedish Antique Bowling Set

Swedish antique bowling set from the mid 19th century, around 1850. The set, a skittles or ninepins game as it’s also known, has nine pins in pine and one ball. The large pin is called “the German” and measures 58 … Continue reading

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Unusual Iron Lantern from Sweden

Unusual iron lantern from Sweden made during the mid 1800s. The lantern is folk art and has a cut-out pattern that’s been made by hand. This type of lantern is known as “spiklykta”. They were used by women when they … Continue reading

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Painted Folk Art Bowl

Painted folk art bowl from northern Sweden made during the early 1800s, around 1820. The bowl has an oval shape and has been hollowed out by hand from a single large piece of wood. Bowls like this were used in … Continue reading

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Large Unusual Wood Bowl

Large unusual wood bowl with an organic shape just as nature made it. The bowl is a hollowed piece of wood that’s been made from one single piece. There are no man-made joints or glued sections. Dated 1978. For more Miscellaneous

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Blue Folk Art Chest

Blue folk art chest or box from Sweden. The chest is in untouched original condition with the first layer of original paint. Hand wrought hardware in iron with functional lock and key. For more Miscellaneous

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Folk Art Woven Basket

Folk art woven basket from northern Sweden made during the 19th century. The basket is woven completely by hand and has a simple handle. It is in good vintage condition consistent with age with some smaller traces of use. Height … Continue reading

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Antique Brass Magnifying Glass

Antique brass magnifying glass from the second half on the 1800s. The magnifying glass is on a small stand and is ideal for tables or to keep on a decorative shelf. The frame is made in brass and the magnifying … Continue reading

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Blue Folk Art Chest in Pine

Blue folk art chest made in Swedish pine. The chest from northern Sweden and has hand wrought reinforcements in iron. The chest is unusually painted with blue faux paint which is also the original first layer of paint. Dated 1822 … Continue reading

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Large Swedish Hope Chest with Decorative Paint

Large Swedish hope chest from the first years of the 19th century.  This chest is in original, untouched condition with the original paint. The lid of the chest is painted very decoratively on the inside with flowers and leaves. It … Continue reading

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Hand-Crafted Folk Art Barrel

Hand-crafted folk art barrel made around the mid 19th century, circa 1840 to 1850. The barrel is Swedish, made of pine and is in untouched original condition. The pine has traces of the original red paint. The barrel has the … Continue reading

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