Vintage Funky Retro 1960s - Wooden Shadow Box / Wall Display Shelf - Eames-era


Vintage Funky Retro 1960s - Wooden Shadow Box / Wall Display Shelf - Eames-era

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Vintage Funky Retro 1960s - Wooden Shadow Box / Wall Display Shelf - Eames-era:
$22


RETRO SHADOW BOX

Really FuNkY shadow box

Highly popular in the 1950 / 60’s

Shadow boxes give a collection a stylish home and add a realDanishfeel

They are great focal point in the room and look fantastic in kids room as a spot for them to arrange their treasures from lego men to china figurines


Wood:Unknown as it is crudely painted white

Measurements:Each of the larger squares measure 38cmsquare
Overallsize is 59cm in height and width

Accessories:Not included


History...

According to some accounts of naval history and tradition, when a sailor retires and is departing the ship for the last time,it's considered bad luck for the sailor's shadow to touch land before he/she does.

Thus, the sailor's shipmates would construct a sturdy box, hand-crafted of the finest materials, in which to display mementosof the sailor's accomplishments -- thereby symbolically creating a "shadow" of the sailor.

The box safely contains the sailor's "shadow" until he/she is safely ashore, at which time the shadow box can be givento the sailor in a presentation ceremony.

Pick up:Parafield Gardens (SA 5107)

Delivery:via Australia Post worldwide

Payment:Bank Deposit, Paypal, Cash on pick up, Cheque, Money Order


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