Early 20th c. Japanned PeeDee Wall Tree c.1940
An original Japanned (copper flashed) PeeDee wall tree with four large hooks, four smaller ones and original metal label. This piece has retained its original finish and is in good condition with appropriate patina for its age.
- CREATOR PeeDee, Indiana.
DATE OF MANUFACTURE c.1940-1950.
MATERIALS AND TECHNIQUES Copper Flashed Metal.
- CONDITION Good. Wear consistent with age and use.
- DIMENSIONS H 14 in. W 8 in. D 14 in.
Japanning is a type of finish that originated as a European imitation of East Asian lacquer work. It was first used on furniture, but was later much used on small items in metal. The word originated in the 17th century.