An Empty Box

K. F. Gottschalg1917

Hallwyl Museum

Hallwyl Museum
Stockholm, Sweden

This box of satin walnut wood was carved by K. F. Gottschalg, a wounded soldier at the Sophienhaus nursing-home in Weimar. It was bought in 1917 by Beate von Eckermann, who visited the hospital to see her sister Margaretha Busch, and given to Wilhelmina von Hallwyl in September the same year.


  • Title: An Empty Box
  • Creator: K. F. Gottschalg
  • Date Created: 1917
  • Location Created: Weimar, Germany
  • Physical Dimensions: H 86 mm, W 155 mm, L 210 mm
  • Rights: CC BY
  • External Link: The Hallwyl Museum

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