Bentwood box top and bottom secured to sides with seven diagonal wooden pins front - Decorative Woodcarving
  • Date 1800-1900
  • Place of Origin Hjartdal, Telemark, Norway
  • Creator Unknown

Bentwood box. Top and bottom secured to sides with seven diagonal wooden pins which are hidden in carved geometric designs around the sides. A wide band of irregular curvilinear design around sides of top, and of vertical scoring around sides of bottom. A six-point compass drawn design is carved on top.

Box was brought to Duluth, Minnesota from Hjartdal, Telemark in 1907 by Ragnhild Haatvit.

  • Materials Wood
  • Dimensions height, 4.25 inches; width, 5 inches, depth, 5 inches
  • Identifier / Source 1990.003.002 - Museum Purchase
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