A good dated late 18th Century Norwegian polychrome-painted kasa
Lot 187
A good dated late 18th Century Norwegian polychrome-painted kasa
Sold for £1,200 (US$ 1,881) inc. premium

Lot Details
A good dated late 18th Century Norwegian polychrome-painted kasa
Of double horse-head form, the round bowl with a band of text in black on a cream frieze, over a red ground, inscribed below one head "ØL ANO 1775", the whole retaining much original paint and with pleasing patination, 34.5cm wide, 22cm deep, 17.5cm high (13.5" wide, 8.5" deep, 6.5" high)

Footnotes

  • Literature: for a similar kasa dated 1787, see Edward H. Pinto, Treen and Other Wooden Bygones, 1985, plate 47 and p. 57.

    A very similar example, dated 'ANO 1773' but with patch repair, was sold in these rooms, 14th January 2009, lot 298. A further earlier example (1749) was sold as the subsequent lot.
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