Rectangular box with dovetailed construction and secret drawer in its base - Rosemaling
  • Date 1864
  • Place of Origin Os, Hordaland, Norway
  • Creator Nils Midthus or Ola Lien Midtobø

Rectangular box with dovetailed construction and secret drawer in its base. Front, side, back, and lid panels, as well as interior, are painted with Os style rosemaling. Back panel includes a portrait of an unidentified male.

Probably made by Nils Midthus or Ola Lien Midtbø.

Nils Ellingsgard, 1979
Chest is now locked and key is not available.

Inscription: Martha Karina Hans Datter Koldal(?) 1864

  • Materials Wood, metal
  • Dimensions height: 8.5 inches; width: 17 inches; depth: 11.25 inches
  • Identifier / Source 1977.039.001 - Gift of Selma Anderson

Subjects:

Chest, Os, Rosemaling
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