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"Tine” is a Norwegian word with historical resonance, describing a bentwood box used in the 17th century and later for carrying and storing food, primarily butter and cheese. Maybe you have a unique idea as to the use or is there a special person in your thoughts that would love this piece?
One of the traditional styles to finish the exterior was the art of Rosemaling and this style was exquisitely done by Galye Oram. You can find instructions and the pattern in her new 2007 book, Rosemaling Styles, Study and Design, which is offered below. Get your copy today before they are all gone!
This piece was made with the finest grade of poplar hardwood and Poplar veneer board from Italy for the sides and birch plywood for the container bottom. Copper tacks were used to pin together the finger portion of the body.
The overall dimensions are 9” w at its widest point x 5” tall; the box measures 6” dia. x 2-1/2” deep.
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