9200 Hempstead Road, № 140 Houston, TX 77008 , United States Call Seller 713.529.0597


Scandinavian Tine, or Svepask, Painted Bentwood Oval-Shape Box

$ 1,600
  • Description
    Scandinavian tine, or svepask, painted bentwood oval-shape box circa late 19th century, probably from the Sogn og Fjordane region. Box is created from thin layers of steam-bent wood laced together with a piece of birch root. Box opens when the two end-posts are gently pulled back. Forged iron handle. Decorated in Viksdale style black, white and blue S-shape rosmaling over a salmon color background.
  • More Information
    Origin: Norway
    Period: 19th Century
    Materials: Forged iron, bentwood, paint and birch
    Condition: Good. Wear consistent with age and use. Some losses and scratches to original painted finish. Small round hold cut into side of box. All-original.
    Creation Date: Circa 1870-1899
    Styles / Movements: Folk Art, Traditional
    Patterns: Abstract, Florals/Botanical, Handmade, Traditional
    Dealer Reference #: M0097
    Incollect Reference #: 663336
  • Dimensions
    W. 12.25 in; H. 7 in; D. 8 in;
    W. 31.12 cm; H. 17.78 cm; D. 20.32 cm;
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