Large Oval-Shaped Primitive Swedish Dugout Bowl | Skelton Culver

Skelton Culver

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Large Oval-Shaped Primitive Swedish Dugout Bowl

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Large oval-shaped primitive Swedish dugout bowl dating to the early 19th century. Hand-carved from sycamore with bleached and scrubbed interior. Exterior scraped back to early reddish paint. Bottom is inscribed “Nils Olaf Berson” with an incised bear imprint. Dated 1801.

  • Period: 18th century and earlier
  • Condition: Excellent
  • Condition details: Wear consistent with age and use. Some losses and fading to early - or original - painted finish.
  • Materials: Hand-carved and painted sycamore.
  • Ref number: 3006
  • Dimensions: H 6.5 in x W 18.75 in x D 11.5 in