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  • Date 1846
  • Place of Origin Vang, Valdres, Norway
  • Creator Unknown

Ambar rests on three decoratively cut legs. In addition to the rosemaling, there is a circle and dot design that is stamped into much of the surface.

Container belonged to the donor’s grandmother, Ragnild Skjefte Hoyme, who was born in Vang, Valdres, in 1852. She emigrated to South Dakota in 1886.

Inscription: Jøren Knuds Datter Skjefte Aar 1846

  • Materials Wood
  • Dimensions height: 12.25 inches; width: 11.25 inches; depth: 11.5 inches
  • Identifier / Source 1993.059.001 - Gift of Howard L. Hoyme