Benefit Auction

Items 1250-1259

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  1. Barbara Wolter, Menomonee Falls, WI
    Vesterheim Gold Medalist

    #1250 Ale bowl with Telemark rosemaling.
    4 1/4" H. x 9 1/2" Diam.
    Donated by the artist.
    Packing and insured shipping $25
    Starting Bid: $165
    Final Bid: $250
    Silent Auction
  2. Bunad from Graffer, Lom, Gudbrandsdal, Norway

    #1251 Bunad from Graffer, Lom, Gudbrandsdal, Norway. Size small with room to let it out. Includes embroidered wool jumper, embroidered wool cap, cream-colored linen long-sleeve shirt, sterling silver sølje (brooch), and a pair of sterling silver cufflinks.
    Jumper: 45" H. from shoulder to hem, 16 1/2" W. chest. Shirt: 21 3/4" H. from back of collar to hem, 21" W. chest, 12 3/4" L. sleeve from shoulder to cuff. Sølje: 1 3/4" Diam. Cufflinks: 1/2" Diam.
    Donated by Jeanine McNally.
    Packing and insured shipping $20
    Starting Bid: $150
    Final Bid: $650
    Silent Auction
  3. Carved fjord pony hobbyhorse, Kapp, Norway

    #1252 Carved fjord pony hobbyhorse by Henning Carving Factory in Kapp, Norway.
    6" H. x 8 1/4" L. x 2 1/4" W, stick: 30" L.
    Donated by Vanberia.
    Packing and insured shipping $20
    Starting Bid: $164
    Final Bid: $195
    Silent Auction
  4. Bolesølje

    #1253 Bolesølje. Early to mid 20th century sterling silver Norwegian brooch with hinged pin back.
    2 3/4" Diam.
    Donated by Lila Nelson.
    Packing and insured shipping $15
    Starting Bid: $100
    Final Bid: $350
    Silent Auction
  5. Scandinavian Folding Table

    #1254 Scandinavian Folding Table - Vintage wooden table with decorative painting.
    25" H. x 24 3/4" Diam.
    Donated by Ingrid Emstad.
    Packing and insured shipping: Buyer arranges pick up.
    Starting Bid: $150
    Final Bid: $375
    Silent Auction
  6. Norma Wangsness, Decorah, IA
    Vesterheim Gold Medalist

    #1255 Custom framed (not shown) oil painting reproduction of the Hopperstad Stave Church, Vik, Norway.
    18" H. x 22" W. x 3/4" D.
    Donated by the artist
    Packing and insured shipping: $35
    Starting Bid: $150
    Final Bid: $200
    Silent Auction
  7. Sigmund Aarseth, Fagernes, Norway
    Vesterheim Instructor

    #1256 1978 Sigmund Aarseth orginal rosemaled painting. Custom framed by The Perfect Edge.
    23" by 31"
    Packing and insured shipping: $30
    Starting Bid: $250
    Final Bid: $2250
    Live Auction
  8. Kelly Marshall, Minneapolis, MN
    Vesterheim Instructor

    #1257 Trellis Vine rug in a traditional Scandinavian pattern. The design was influenced by a picture of rugs hanging on a clothes line in front of an old barn. The rug is made of all natural fibers 95% cotton and 5% linen. It is machine washable in cold water, on a gentle cycle and line dry.
    30 " W. x 75 " L.
    Donated by the artist.
    Packing and insured shipping $30
    Starting Bid: $300
    Final Bid: $850
    Live Auction
  9. Teen Book Treasure Trove

    #1258 Teen Book Treasure Trove - What better way to keep teenage children or grandchildren interested in their Scandinavian heritage than with this set of young adult books that have a great Scandinavian/Midwest flair? The books in this package are Shadow on the Mountain by Margi Preus; The Sea of Trolls by Nancy Farmer; Breadcrumbs by Anne Ursu; Frozen by Mary Casanova; Heroes of Olympus by Philip Freeman; and 172 Hours on the Moon by Johan Harstad. From mystery to adventure, these six books are great for both boys and girls. Keep their imaginations alive with this great package!
    Donated by Dragonfly Books
    Packing and insured shipping: $20
    Starting Bid: $80
    Final Bid: $100
    Silent Auction
  10. Woodcarver's Delight

    #1259 Woodcarver's Delight - Whether you are a starter or a lifelong carver, this is an outstanding package! Highlighted by a carving knife, a strop, and abrasvie powder, you will have the tools you need to get started or to use as replacements. Four woodcarving books will provide the designs, techniques, and tips you need to improve your skills while experiencing endless fun!
    Packing and insured shipping: $15
    Starting Bid: $75
    Final Bid: $110
    Silent Auction