Magnificent Early Swedish Vernacular Farmhouse Dining Table
The Massive Twin Plank Top with Salt and Spice Grinding Cavity
Solid Well Patinated Pine with Original Surface
Sweden c. 1650
29” high x 80.75” wide x 36.75” deep
Literature: Sigurd Erixon, ”Mobler Och Heminredning I Svenska Bygder”, Del. 11; Pub. Nordiska Museets Forlag, Stockholm,1926. Plate Page 8, Fig.451, illustrates a similar example from Varland, in the collection of the Nordiska Museet, (Nord. Mus. Coll. No. 88,413) and Plate Page 11, Fig 461, shows another example with a corner cavity also retaining the ancient grinding stone.