Vintage wooden box, Greek folk art carved box, natural wood colour box with carved and burned patterns, round wood vanity box, early sixties


Shipping to United States: $36.70

Vintage wooden box is a Greek, folk art, carved box for jewelry, coins and collections.It is a natural, wood colour box with some carved and burned patterns.A round, wooden, vanity box, made in Mount Athos in the early sixties.
Mount Athos is the most renowned, monastery community in Greece and one of the leading monastic places in the whole world.In the late fifties and early sixties the town and village homes of Greece started to fill with these bric a bracs, that the monks made in an effort to make some extra money.This is where this charming vanity box comes from.
It is made from a blond wood block and it is unpolished inside.On the outside the box is varnished with a clear varnish.Its lower part, the bowl part is shaped like a small, salad bowl with some simple carving patterns onits middle part and the rim.
The lid of this vintage wooden box is shaped like a round tent with an acorn on top.It's got distinct, wood burn, decor patterns and some, carved patterns.The wood burned parts are in a darker, brown colour.The top of the lid, the top of the acorn has some minor cracks and chipped off spots, not readily visible and its top chipped a little.
The base of this rustic, wooden box is beautifully made with a 'ring' foot on which the jewelry box sits.

The vintage, vanity box measures 18cm in diameter x 10cm in height ( 7.08 '' x 3.93 '' ).It is quite light and in very good condition, with just a few chipped spots and tiny slits.

This listing is for the vintage, wooden box only.

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