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Miniature Matchbox Turning Room by Gunter Flath from Seiffen in the Ore Mountains
The Matchbox Turning Room by Gunter Flathis with your creative style a collector's item for lovers of Erzgebirge folk art.
A matchbox full of life
Gunter Flath gives insight into the life of the toy makers with the matchbox turning room in the smallest space. The reference to the history of the Erzgebirge and its people awakens a bit of nostalgia and interest in the origins of our culture. The miniature Matchbox turning room were located in the many Erzgebirge cottage, they were after the time of mining often responsible for the only income of families. Men turned figurines and hoop turning emerged.
Detailed original illustration of a lathe
The articles made in the lathe shops were then processed by the women and also children. In the box is therefore also the wife to see, the tire animals carves or paints. She sits at a small work table. And also the kitten has still found a place. The background of the matchbox is painted with a window,a clock and a tool holder. A cannon stove keeps the room warm, because the chips flying around from turning are about to be used for heating.
Firewood box turning room as a collector's item
Each box is an eye-catcher in the showcase or in the set box and the collectors are always eagerly waiting for the novelties of the family business. In addition, the matchbox turning room by Gunter Flath is also an ideal gift item. Its uniqueness and aesthetics make it a perfect gift for friends and family. It fits perfectly in any home and adds a touch of art and history to any room. Discover, how a simple matchbox can become a special work of art.
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