Finnish Wooden Art

Distaff blades, comps and boxes from 1700 - 1800 AD, Finland. Flower of Life and rosette motif came from Western Europe via Sweden to the costal Finland. Decoration was meant for good luck and fortune.
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Distaff blade made for bridal gift. Flower of Life and six petal rosette motif came from Western Europe via Sweden to the costal Finland. Decoration was meant for good luck and fortune. Finland, 1700 - 1800 AD.

Distaff blade made for bridal gift. Flower of Life and six petal rosette motif came from Western Europe via Sweden to the costal Finland. Decoration was meant for good luck and fortune.

Distaff blade made for bridal gift. Flower of Life and six petal rosette motif came from Western Europe via Sweden to the costal Finland. Decoration was meant for good luck and fortune. Finland, 1700 - 1800 AD.

Distaff blade made for bridal gift. Flower of Life and six petal rosette motif came from Western Europe via Sweden to the costal Finland. Decoration was meant for good luck and fortune.

Distaff blade made for bridal gift. Flower of Life and six petal rosette motif came from Western Europe via Sweden to the costal Finland. Decoration was meant for good luck and fortune. Finland, 1700 - 1800 AD.

Distaff blade made for bridal gift. Flower of Life and six petal rosette motif came from Western Europe via Sweden to the costal Finland. Decoration was meant for good luck and fortune.

Rullstol in Finlands National Musem. Originally from Björkö, Österbotten, 1700AD.

Rullstol in Finlands National Musem. Originally from Björkö, Österbotten, 1700AD.

Distaff blade made for bridal gift. Flower of Life and six petal rosette motif came from Western Europe via Sweden to the costal Finland. Decoration was meant for good luck and fortune. Finland, 1700 - 1800 AD.

Distaff blade made for bridal gift. Flower of Life and six petal rosette motif came from Western Europe via Sweden to the costal Finland. Decoration was meant for good luck and fortune.

Distaff blades made for bridal gifts. Flower of Life and six petal rosette motif came from Western Europe via Sweden to the costal Finland. Decoration was meant for good luck and fortune. Finland, 1700 - 1800 AD.

Distaff blades made for bridal gifts. Flower of Life and six petal rosette motif came from Western Europe via Sweden to the costal Finland. Decoration was meant for good luck and fortune.

Various circle motifs on wooden work. Finland, 1800AD.

Various circle motifs on wooden work.

Small wooden box with Flower of Life motif. Finland, 1800AD.

Small wooden box with Flower of Life motif.

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