Rare Early Figure Carved Ceremonial Drinking Bowl

Hand Carved Birchwood with Historic Painted Surface

Scandinavian c. 1600

5.5” high x 12” wide x 5.75” deep

Literature: This Rare Oval Drinking Bowl has unusual figurative carved details, with a bear to one side and an early human figure to the other, forming the two handles. It is a previously unrecorded form and benefits from very fine and vigorously executed carved details.

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