- Date 1820-1840
- Place of Origin Tinn, Telemark, Norway
- Creator Possibly Thomas Ø. Luaraas
Large ale bowl carved from a single piece of wood. Rosemaling in the Telemark style. The design of the bowl is too intricate for a date of 1701. It is likely that this was an important date in the history of the family, such as when the family farm was purchased.
Inscription: Denne bolle er mig for eret af min fader Sten Olsen Gullerud som er belomster jeg paa bordet stavir(?) glad blir de gister(?) som en taar af mig faar. BLDG.
Translation: This bowl is in honor of my father Sten Olsen Gullerud. Like a flower I stand on the table. Happy will be the guests who take a drop from me. BLDG.
- Materials Wood
- Dimensions height, 7 inches; width, 19.5 inches; depth, 18 inches
- Identifier / Source 1977.058.012 - Donation of Ruth Herber