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:
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 figurinesMeasurements: 22cm x 22cm and the other large square measures 24cm x 24cmOverallsize is 34cm in height and width
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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