Signed Handcrafted Burl Jewelry Box by Michael Elkan, USA, 1980s
Mostly self-taught, Michael Elkan built boxes inspired by caverns, bridges, masks & trees, "I started sculpting boxes one day and never stopped". For 25 years his work was shown in the most prestigious juried national craft shows. His work was featured in the American Craft Museum, the Smithsonian and in numerous collections including that of well-known textile designer Jack Lenor Larson.
3.63 in. H x 22.75 in. W x 9.38 in. D