Trunk

LC0120

Title

Trunk

Identifier

LC0120

Date

1825

Creator

Gudbrand Larssen Foss

Coverage

Eggedal, Sigdal, Buskerud, Norway

Source

Gift of Edward Dahl

Format

Wood, metal
Dimensions: height, 25.5 inches; width, 42.5 inches; depth, 25 inches

Subject

Trunk
Kiste
Rosemaling
Rococo
Sigdal

Description

Trunk with Rococo rosemaling on top, front, and side panels. Heavy embossed and perforated acanthus metal bands. Trunk is locked with no key available.

Painted by Gudbrand Larssen Foss (1759-1844) who lived and worked in Sigdal.

—Nils Ellingsgard, 1979

Inscription: M.H.D.M. 1825

Dimensions: height, 25.5 inches; width, 42.5 inches; depth, 25 inches

Citation

Gudbrand Larssen Foss, “Trunk,” Virtual Galleries, accessed August 21, 2017, http://collections.vesterheim.org/items/show/116.