Scandinavian folk art bread box
Scandinavian folk art bread box

Norwegian folk art tine, lunch or food box

 

A good example of a Norwegian lunch box or 'tine', of pine with overall coloured decoration, dated 1893 one side and with a motif within a scroll on the reverse.  The two side pegs pull apart to release the lid. 

 

Roughly translated the inscription reads:  "in my opinion, here is food for two young men".

 

 

Wide    13"    (33cm )

Height:  5.5"  ( 14cm)

 

SOLD

 

Ref  154