Ale Bowl

1988.083.001

Title

Ale Bowl

Identifier

1988.083.001

Date

1800

Creator

Unknown

Coverage

Sogn, Norway

Source

Gift of Clarence Engwall and the Rochester Friends of Vesterheim

Format

Wood
Dimensions: height, 8.25 inches; width, 14 inches; depth, 8.25 inches

Subject

Ale Bowl
Hand carved
Burl
Decorative Woodcarving
Rosemaling

Description

Hand carved wooden bowl with curved snakes froming the two handles. All carved from a single piece of wood. Dark, worn, painted floral design in center.

Date of 1800 is date of bowl decoration. Bowl itself may be earlier.

Inscription: Anders Christensen Qvatem(?) 1800

Dimensions: height, 8.25 inches; width, 14 inches; depth, 8.25 inches

Citation

Unknown, “Ale Bowl,” Virtual Galleries, accessed June 28, 2017, http://collections.vesterheim.org/items/show/221.