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Norwegian Folk Art Spoon Rack and Spoon Collection

Origin Norway
Period 18th Century
Materials Carved Birch
W. 14 in; H. 16 in; Diam. 1 in;
W. 35.56 cm; H. 40.64 cm; Diam. 2.54 cm;
Condition Good. Size given is for pair of spoons with rack, largest single spoon 17" x 4 3/4" x 3".
Creation Date 1820-1880
Number of Pieces 8+
Description Remarkable collection of Norwegian Folk Art spoons, comprising a pair of carved and engraved birchwood spoons with chain on original rack, signed and dated "K. Olafson, 1825" with a man's head over scrollwork rack, a similar, but more elaborately etched pair of well patinated loving spoons, a fork and spoon pair with Nordic carved decoration and an enormous single spoon profusely decorated with foliate details.

Provenance: Deaccessioned from the recently closed "Little Norway" museum in Wisconsin, a collection of Norwegian and Norwegian-American buildings, decorative arts and costume started in the early 20th century by Isak Dahle, and run by consecutive generations of his family until closing recently.
Styles / Movements Folk Art
Incollect Reference Number 183708
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