- 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