Back of Small Bentwood Box with acanthus carving - Decorative Woodcarving
  • Date Unknown
  • Place of Origin Norway
  • Creator Unknown

Small tine with acanthus carving. The elliptical box is shaped and hallowed from a single piece of wood. The sides taper to a separate base, which appears to be affixed with adhesive. Two acanthus tendrils form prongs which secure the lid. The tip of one prong is missing. The handle is formed from two acanthus leaves.

  • Materials Wood
  • Dimensions height, 6.813 inches; width, 7.438 inches; depth, 3.75 inches
  • Identifier / Source 2006.008.001 - Unknown
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