Miniature slate model of a chest Sold
North Wales c1890
4¼” wide x 9″ high x 1¼” deep / 10.8cm wide x 22.9cm high x 3.1cm deep
Miniature chests, bureaus and similar pieces of folk art were carved by quarrymen of North Wales and most date from the late 19th century. It is rare to find pieces with carved inscriptions.
Comparative literature: “Peoples Art by Emmanuel Cooper, Mainstream publishing 1994”