Rectangular box with dovetailed construction and secret drawer in its base. Front, side, back, and lid panels, as well as interior, are painted with Os style rosemaling. Back panel includes a portrait of an unidentified male.
Probably made by Nils Midthus or Ola Lien Midtbø.— , 1979
Chest is now locked and key is not available.
Inscription: Martha Karina Hans Datter Koldal(?) 1864
Dimensions: height, 8.5 inches; width, 17 inches; depth, 11.25 inches
- Nils Midthus or Ola Lien Midtobø
- Os, Hordaland, Norway
- Gift of Selma Anderson
- Wood, metal
Dimensions: height, 8.5 inches; width, 17 inches;
depth, 11.25 inches