10Norwegian rose painted – rosemalt – chest from Teigland, Hjartdal, Telemark

Norwegian rose painted – rosemalt – chest from Teigland, Hjartdal, Telemark. Assumed artist is Hans Olavson Glittenberg. Inscription year 1826. Kept at Vest-Telemark Museum, Telemark. | Photo: Vest-Telemark Museum – digitaltmuseum.no LB.00227 – CC BY-SA.

9Norwegian rose painted – rosemalt – chest from Gransherad, Telemark

Norwegian rose painted – rosemalt – chest from Gransherad, Telemark. Assumed artist is Olav Busnes. Inscription year 1820. Kept at Vest-Telemark Museum, Telemark. | Photo: Vest-Telemark Museum – digitaltmuseum.no MLA.212 – CC BY-SA.

8Norwegian rose painted – rosemalt – chest from Ørskog, Sunnmøre, Møre og Romsdal

Norwegian rose painted – rosemalt – chest from Ørskog, Sunnmøre, Møre og Romsdal. Artist is Luchas Nielsen Gram. Woodcarving by Eliasmesteren. Inscription: Karen M. Pedersdatter / Meelseth 1835. Kept at Norsk Folkemuseum, Oslo. | Photo: Anne-Lise Reinsfelt – digitaltmuseum.no NF.1895-0499 – CC BY-SA.

7Norwegian rose painted – rosemalt – chest from 1703

Norwegian rose painted – rosemalt – chest. Artist and original location unknown. Inscription years 1703 and 1784. Kept at Norsk Folkemuseum, Oslo. | Photo: Anne-Lise Reinsfelt – digitaltmuseum.no NF.1901-0211 – CC BY-SA.

6Norwegian rose painted – rosemalt – chest from 1831

Rose painted – rosemalt – chest. Kept in the Larvik Museum, Vestfold. Artist unknown. Inscription year 1831. | Photo: Mekonnen Wolday – digitaltmuseum.no HL.00929 – CC BY-SA

5Norwegian rose painted – rosemalt – chest from Fjotland, Kvinesdal, Agder

Norwegian rose painted – rosemalt – chest from Fjotland, Kvinesdal, Agder. Artist is Gutorm Persson Eftestøl. Inscription year 1869. Kept at Norsk Folkemuseum, Oslo. | Photo: Anne-Lise Reinsfelt – digitaltmuseum.no NF.1921-2016 – CC BY-SA.

4Norwegian rose painted – rosemalt – chest from Åseral, Agder

Norwegian rose painted – rosemalt – chest from Åseral, Agder. Artist unknown. Inscription year 1819. Kept at Norsk Folkemuseum, Oslo. | Photo: Anne-Lise Reinsfelt – digitaltmuseum.no NF.1922-0539 – CC BY-SA.

3Norwegian rose painted – rosemalt – chest from Fjotland, Kvinesdal, Agder

Norwegian rose painted – rosemalt – chest from Fjotland, Kvinesdal, Agder. Belonged to Borel Jarkobson Lindeland. Artist unknown. Inscription year 1829. Kept at Norsk Folkemuseum, Oslo. | Photo: Anne-Lise Reinsfelt – digitaltmuseum.no NF.1922-1668 – CC BY-SA.

2Norwegian rose painted – rosemalt – chest from Åseral, Agder

Norwegian rose painted – rosemalt – chest from Åseral, Agder. Assumed artist is Aslak Kolbeinsson Haaland. Inscription year 1797. Kept at Norsk Folkemuseum, Oslo. | Photo: Anne-Lise Reinsfelt – digitaltmuseum.no NF.1919-0867 – CC BY-SA.

1Norwegian rose painted – rosemalt – chest from 1697

Chest from 1697. Restoration work performed 1815 – probably by the artist Olav Hansson (1750-1820). | Photo: Anne-Lise Reinsfelt – Norsk Folkemuseum NF.1917-0171 – CC BY-SA.

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