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A Swedish mangle board from 1785, estimated at $300-400 at Pook & Pook.

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The couple spent decades travelling the US and Europe specialising in Swedish and Scandinavian folk art and furniture and the sale mixes Scandinavian pieces with examples of American furniture from south-east Pennsylvania.

Among the smaller objects are a group of 18th century and 19th century decoratively carved and painted Swedish mangle boards, such as this example which measures 2ft 7¾in (80.5cm) in length, is dated 1785 and features incised pinwheel designs and a handle fashioned as a lion.

Estimate $300-400.

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