Hand-carved large ale bowl with handles carved in the shape of horse's heads with a small man hanging from each bridle - Rosemaling
  • 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
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