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Flap door chest

The artefact

The storage unit equipped with a flap door, is richly decorated with incisions of antique motifs, carefully selected by the craftsman from a repertoire of traditional Sardinian wedding chests: half rosettes, stylised ears, antique lapwings. It is hand-crafted using white-coated beech wood, customizable in size and colour.

Details

Tecniche di lavorazione: Decorating with traditional carving in Sardinia, Woodcraft in Sardinia
Dimensioni: Altezza cm 94; Larghezza cm 120; Profondità cm 50
Località di produzione: Villamassargia

Settore: Wood

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