Norwegian Folk Art Porringer from Hallingdal, late 19th centuryNorwegian Folk Art Porringer from Hallingdal, late 19th centuryNorwegian Folk Art Porringer from Hallingdal, late 19th centuryNorwegian Folk Art Porringer from Hallingdal, late 19th centuryNorwegian Folk Art Porringer from Hallingdal, late 19th centuryNorwegian Folk Art Porringer from Hallingdal, late 19th centuryNorwegian Folk Art Porringer from Hallingdal, late 19th centuryNorwegian Folk Art Porringer from Hallingdal, late 19th century

The porringer or ambar/amber was used for transporting the special creamy porridge eaten at weddings and special occasions by the Norwegian people, possibly also for butter. The shape of this example is classic for this variety of folk art, and this one also has notches and projections to seal the lid. Hand-decorated all the way around with 'Hallingdal' (a district in Norway) written on one side. There is a pinwheel or compass-point design etched inside the base. In lovely condition with no damage or repairs. Diameter 6.75 ins (17cm) x height 6.25 ins (16cm). Weight 342 grams. This item can be seen in the book, "Antique Boxes - Inside and Out", on page 105. Insured Air Mail Post with tracking to the USA would be $54.00 USD - with no tracking is cheaper. For shipping cost to other countries, please contact us.

Item ID: GEC-0034

Norwegian Folk Art Porringer from Hallingdal, late 19th century

$525 USD

Add to Cart Make Offer
Questions about this item?
Email Shop

Another shopper has this item in their Cart or Wish List


The Discerning Collector


Genevieve Cummins
Sydney
Australia
  

An Author’s enticing collection of Special Boxes, Chatelaines, Watches and Fashion / Accessories.

Many quality, rare and unusual items available - why not check them out. You may find a treasure for YOUR collection

Exclusive Ruby Lane Member since 2015

Shipping & Handling:To Be Determined
Insurance:To Be Determined
Shipping to: USA
change
140 character limit

More from The Discerning Collector