Norwegian carved ‘Ambar’ ceremonial butter churn, 19th century

$780.00 AUD

Norwegian carved wood ‘ambar’ or ‘butter churn’, stave made & bound with thin wood stays, the whole carved in low relief with scrollwork to the lid forming a handle, and animal-head shaped ‘lock’ pin.

19th century

Antique condition, signs of bright colours
24cm high,  29cm wide

 

This interesting over-sized vessel was used for transporting the special creamy porridge eaten at Norwegian weddings and special occasions.

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