Bentwood box with pegged base - cover held by decoratively carved wood extensions - Rosemaling
  • Date 1850 ca.
  • Place of Origin Fyresdal, Telemark, Norway
  • Creator Nikuls Buine

Bentwood box with pegged base. Cover held by decoratively carved wood extensions. The rosemaling on this bentwood box was done by Nikuls Buine (1789-1852), of Fyresdal, Telemark, Norway. Buine is a key figure in Telemark rosemaling history. He emigrated from Norway with his family in 1852 and died the day after he arrived in Racine, WI.

  • Materials Wood
  • Dimensions height, 6.375 inches; width, 15 inches; depth, 8.625 inches SUBJECT
  • Identifier / Source 1986.038.001 - Museum purchase