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Lot 10: A 19th century Norwegian birch peg tankard, 7.25in., faults - Gorringes | AuctionZip

A century Norwegian birch peg tankard, with hinged domed lids,

En tampad näverburk som en väninna fått

En tampad näverburk som en väninna fått

A pair of Norwegian "tina/tine" boxes. Plain, traditional looking with some paint. One dated.

A pair of Norwegian "tina/tine" boxes. Plain, traditional looking with some paint. One dated,

Norwegian Tine By Jim Anderson and Cathy Balazs Almost everyone associates oval bentwood boxes with the Shakers. But Scandinavian artisans were making similar lidded boxes, called tine (pronounced “tee-nah”) long before the Shakers settled in America. As collectors of Scandinavian antiques know, tines come in all shapes and sizes. They can be plain or highly decorated, painted or intricately carved. I’m a tine maker. My tines (“tiner” in Norwegian) …

Norwegian Tine

Norwegian Tine: Almost everyone associates oval bentwood boxes with the Shakers. But Scandinavian artisans were making similar lidded boxes, called tine (pronounced tee-nah) long before the Shakers settled in America.

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