Traditional Ceremonial "Kjenge" or Drinking Vessel

With Stylised Twin Horse Head Handles
Dug-Out, Hand Carved Birchwood, with Traces of Original "Rosemaling" Decoration.
Norwegian, c.1800

6.25" high x 12" wide x 8" deep

Comparative Literature: Per Gjaerder; "Norske drikkekar av tre"; Univeritetsforlaget, Oslo & Bergen, 1975; Page 244, Figs 370 & 371 Illustrate and describe two early vessels with similarly stylised handles.

Ref: 10029

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