Highly prized Scandinavian folk art hand painted wooden box with wooden lock and handle original from Dalarna central Sweden .
Made entirely from hand cut solid wood, steamed and bent into shape and sewed together to form the round shape. The two upright sections for locking the lid. The natural spring in the timber allows this to clip back into the lid and a hoop handle to top for carrying.
This style and size of collar box was usually used to hold the farmer's finest linen collars for their Sunday best.
It is hand painted in traditional Falu red with floral highlights and black