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Kiwiana Quaint Painted Wooden Pot.

  • NZ$8500

Turned  wooden pot with lid and finial - painted and poker work around design of  poppies and daffodils to the sides, with striated effect to the wood between them Also, carved out strap-like leaf curves around the sides.  Good size, bigger than it looks - it is 20 cm (8 inches) high from base to top of lid finial. Diameter is 11.10 cm. It would date from the 1930s when poker-work and painting of this sort was a hobby. Lathe mark underneath has been enlarged and shows signs of glue - so pot was probably originally attached to a post or table, and may have been made to be a tobacco jar. Very good condition for the age. A little bit of New Zealand Kiwiana.

ITEM REF. No.  E12013

Shipping:    NZ North Island: $12.50      NZ South Island: $16.50       Australia: $25.00     Rest of World:  $34.00

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