Rare Early Love Token Display Case

Hand Carved and Painted Wood Retaining the Original Rosemaling Decoration
Carved with Heart Motifs and Inscribed With The Date '1744'

Norwegian c. 1744

16.5” high x 21.25” wide x 5” deep

This unusual Folk Art Display Case was probably made as a Marriage Gift, to house and display the ceremonial Drinking Vessels from the wedding ceremony. Dated 1744 this is a remarkably early example and a fine work from the Norske Folk Art Tradition.

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