Chest, Norwegian

Norwegian
1800-1840


Object Place: Norway

Dimensions

58.4 x 104.8 x 50.2 cm (23 x 41 1/4 x 19 3/4 in.)

Accession Number

1977.805

Medium or Technique

Pine, painted iron mounts

Not On View

Collections

Americas

Classifications

Case furniture and boxes

Inscription

Painted in white on the front in script: "Aanund J Haupunger / Hillsboro Traill Co. / Dakota T. / North America"

Provenance

The inscription suggests this was made for Aaund Haupanger; later owned by W. Dewey Forsberg and his sister, Dorothy Ellis Banks, who owned and operated the private museum known as The Forsberg House in Fargo, North Dakota; purchased by Museum at Richard A. Bourne auction, Hyannis, Mass., November 12-13, 1976, lot 690 (Accession Date September 14, 1977).

Credit Line

Arthur Mason Knapp Fund