A highly decorative 1920s Canadian camphor wood chest

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Lot 895
A highly decorative 1920s Canadian camphor wood chest

Sold for £ 2,820 (US$ 3,875) inc. premium
A highly decorative 1920s Canadian camphor wood chest
the lid with hinges of maple leaf form and carved with further maple leaves, a beaver's mask and the slogan, 'Canadians! Preserve your ancestors Heritage, Culture and Handicraft', the lower section fitted with a drawer, the front and sides consisting of panels carved in high relief depicting scenes from Canadian life including domestic, hunting and pioneering, raised on a plinth base, a label to the interior bears the date June 6th 1928 139cm wide
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