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  • Date 1800-1830
  • Place of Origin Telemark or Numedal, Norway
  • Creator Unknown

A large, low, outflaring bowl painted in a Telemark influenced style. An older, illegible inscription is under the green paint on the inner edge.

Inscription on the outer edge: En Daares gave Skal ikke Meget gavne Dig. Han Giver Med et Øye og Med Syv Øyne Ser Han Til Vat (Vad?) Han Skal Have Igien.

Translation: A fool’s gift does not give you much. He gives with one eye and with seven eyes he sees what he will get in return.

  • Materials Wood
  • Dimensions height: 6.5 inches; width: 17.5 inches; depth: 17.5, inches
  • Identifier / Source LC1622 - Gift of Norwegian Museums, Luther College Collection