Decorated Viksdal Rosemaling Tine Round Box

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Paint decorated Viksdal Rosemaling tine box.
Viksdal, Norway, 1840 – 1860
European pine throughout.

A finely crafted round paint decorated Viksdal Rosemaling tine box featuring a flat lid with an applied edge, covered with fine yellow, black and blue scrolled decoration over a salmon colored ground.  The removable lid is over a conforming round case with finger joined construction and a surface covered with fine yellow, black and blue scrolled decoration over a salmon colored ground.

Why is it special? A nearly identical example is in the Sunnhordland Museum.

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