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Ivar Kvalen (Quallen)



Institution Minneapolis Institute of Arts
Location On view at the Minneapolis Institute of Arts, G304
Chest, Ivar Kvalen (Quallen)
Chest: Gallery Label - Current
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Medium: Decorative Arts and Utilitarian Objects, Furniture | Painted wood, iron
Size: 33 x 69 1/4 x 28 3/8 in. (83.8 x 175.9 x 72.1 cm)
Creation Place: Europe, Norway, Gudbrandsdal
Culture: Europe, Norway
Style: 18th century
Inscriptions: Inscription [S I D Z (?)/1 7 7 7], in red and white, inside each organic motif, on front
Physical Description: Chest with five painted and studded iron bands; painted blue with organic designs between bands; large c-shaped handles; key has circular top element with teardrop shape with small hole extending from shaft; key in key cabinet MS
Credit: Collection Minneapolis Institute of Arts; Gift of Joel and Irene Njus in memory of Siri Ivar's datter Grosberg
Accession Number: 99.93a,b
Artist: Ivar Kvalen (Quallen), Norwegian (dates unknown)
Role: Maker
Nationality: Norwegian (Gudbrandsdal)
Life Dates: Norwegian (dates unknown)
Added to Site: February 28, 2009