Cylindrical body rests on four lions couchant which form feet side - Decorative Woodcarving
  • Date 1820
  • Place of Origin Norway
  • Creator Unknown

Carved from burl. Cylindrical body rests on four lions couchant which form feet. A large hand grasp is applied with a wood peg to the side. Top of handle has royal crowned lion holding a globe on a thumb latch which opens domed cover. There is a lion in flat relief in the center of the cover surrounded by a beaded border. Lower part of the cover is carved with stylized urn and flower motifs.

  • Materials Wood, Burl
  • Dimensions height, 10 inches; width, 9 inches; depth, 7 inches
  • Identifier / Source 1987.001.001 - Gift of Carolyn Flaskerud
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