Stave contructed tankard with split twig bands side - Decorative Woodcarving
  • Date 1736
  • Place of Origin Lillehammer, Gudbrandsdalen, Oppland, Norway
  • Creator Unknown

Stave constructed tankard with split twig bands. Front stave has a hollowed out branch forming the spout. Back stave has carved handle projecting up to form hinge for the cover. Gothic sunburst rosettes, zigzag, crisscross, and scallop motifs burnt over entire surface except spout.

  • Materials Wood
  • Dimensions height, 14 inches; width 12 inches; depth 8.25 inches
  • Identifier / Source LC1533 - Gift of Norwegian Museums