Brooch

1977.058.015

Title

Brooch

Identifier

1977.058.015

Date

ca. 1880

Creator

Hallvard Bjorgulfson Straume Bygland

Coverage

Bygland, Setesdal, Aust-Adger, Norway

Source

Gift of Ruth Herber

Format

Silver with gold plating
Dimensions: diameter, 3.5 inches

Subject

Brooch
Skålsølje
Norwegian Metalworking
Hallvard Bjorgulfson Straume Bygland

Description

This brooch, or skålsølje, was made by Hallvard Bjorgulfson Straume Bygland of Bygland, Setesdal, Norway, who immigrated to the United States in 1881.

Marks: 13L HB

Dimensions: diameter, 3.5 inches

Citation

Hallvard Bjorgulfson Straume Bygland, “Brooch,” Virtual Galleries, accessed August 21, 2017, http://collections.vesterheim.org/items/show/548.