Tulip Box/Storage Trunk – Antique 1861

£1,250.00

One of the most distinctive traditional folk art styles of the Hungarian tribes of Transylvania is represented in this trunk or antique dowry with it’s bold and vivid panels showing red and yellow tulips.

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An Example of this “Cifre” folk painting are highly regarded and there are examples represented in the National Museum in Budapest.

This Truly Beautiful Transylvanian Painted Trunk is a nice example with painted classical detailing to the front.

Original 19th century painting. Name and year of make still readable on the lid of the box: “Toth Anna, 1861.

Painted Pine, Original, Very Nice, Cleaned condition.

H: 59.5cm (23.4in)
W: 115cm (45.3in)
D: 57cm (22.4in)