Beehive Panel Displaying Two Bears Feasting on honey Size big
Beehive Panel Two Bears Feasting On Honey
  • Beehive Panel Two Bears Feasting On Honey

Beehive Panel Two Bears Feasting On Honey


Motif of two bears feasting on honey

material: spruce wood


Big 30x12,5 cm

Small 12.5x 6.2 cm

category: gifts

hand made

Size: big

Painted beehive front boards are a traditional folk art form in Slovenia. They often depicted themes from folk stories or lives of regular people, or the Bible, corresponding to the historic times in which they were created. The motifs were often satiric in nature, warning us of human stupidity. The folk art is still present in Slovenia to this day, but the beehive front boards gained a special place among the memorabilia that perfectly captures the colorful nature of our country. The painted front-boards of the kranjic beehives, which appeared in the mid 18th century. The older motifs are religious; before the end of the 18th century, profane motifs appeared. The acme of the illustrated beehive front-boards continued sixty years (1820-1860). In those days, this painting spread over the entire Slovene share in the Alps.

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