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Norwegian Drinking Bowl

Norwegian Drinking Bowl

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Description
This Norwegian drinking bowl is carved in the form of a goose and features rosemaling, or decorative floral folk painting originating from the low-lands of Norway. Bowls were typically carved from a single piece of birch wood and featured incised decoration produced through chip carving. Due to the revival of Norwegian folk art in the 19th century, kasas were widely reproduced for use as decoration.
Object Name
Bowl, Drinking
place made
Norway
Measurements
overall: 5 in x 4 3/4 in x 11 in; 12.7 cm x 12.065 cm x 27.94 cm
ID Number
CL.392942
accession number
205707
catalog number
392942
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Exhibition
Many Voices, One Nation
Exhibition Location
National Museum of American History
Data Source
National Museum of American History
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