Golden Berchtesgadener Wedding Schachtel Shaker Style Wood Box

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Golden Berchtesgadener Wedding Schachtel Shaker Style Wood Box


This heirloom quality piece is an adaptation of a hand painted schachtel (box) that is a part of the Berchtesgadener Museum's collection. Metallic gold stroke work stands out against the traditional earthy brown background. As is typical in the Berchtesgadener style of Bauernmalerei*, dots, comma strokes, and swirls accent this stylized floral motif.

This shaker style box is 15 inches in diameter and 7 inches high--a perfect size for storing a hat, wedding memorabilia, or for use as a sewing/mending box. Handcrafted by Snaggy Hollow Craftsmen in Saluda, NC from Blue Ridge Mountain grown poplar trees, this box is light weight yet sturdy and perfectly compliments the airy design. The interior has a medium dark brown stain finish.

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PS. Normally, I send items via USPS Priority Mail, however, due to the size of this box, to make it affordable, the postage on this item is calculated as USPS Parcel Post plus insurance and delivery confirmation which could take 7-10 days for delivery from time of shipping. For 2-3 day USPS Priority Mail add $30 dollars to total when paying. Ill know that youd like the Priority Mail option by the extra $30 remitted,but you can also leave a note to seller during check out asking me to use Priority Mail if youd like.

*Bauernmalerei (pronounced bow-urn-maler-rye) is a style of decorative European folk painting that is associated with the handiwork of rural peasants residing primarily in Germany, Austria and Switzerland who used the stylized stroke work to embellish functional household items. Examples of Bauernmalerei, which is often referred to as Bavarian Folk Art, can be seen on everything from wooden thimbles to tin boxes, glassware, pottery, clothing, and large pieces of furniture.

Inspiration/Story Behind This Product

This piece is an adaptation of a painted schachtel (box) that is a part of the Berchtesgadener museum's collection. I was drawn to this style because of the combination of simplicity combined with the complexity of repetition.

Materials Used

shaker style box with top, acrylic paints, varnish

Product Attributes

Primary Material: Wooden band box

Color: Brown

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United States
First Item: $25.00
Additional Items: $25.00



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