Horse-Head Ale Bowl
- Date 1816
- Place of Origin Granvin, Hordaland, Norway
- Creator Jon Enderson Folkedal
Hand-carved large ale bowl with handles carved in the shape of horse’s heads with a small man hanging from each bridle.
The bowl was carved by Jon Enderson Folkedal, and brought to Winneshiek County, IA in 1857 by his stepson Svein.
Inscription: Drik om ver from led kjengen blive tom. Jon Endre Sen dalen 1816
Translation: Drink around and be pious, let the bowl be empty. Jon Endre Sen Valley 1816
- Materials Wood
- Dimensions height: 9.25 inches; width: 14.25 inches; depth:10.5 inches
- Identifier / Source 1993.002.001 - Gift of John Haltmeyer in memory of his wife Adeline Johnson Haltmeyer