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Large Horse Head Ale Bowl with Spout

$ 159.00


This is a powerful sculptural piece, but is also very fun to use for serving festive tables. It holds ale or mashed potatoes with equal ease. When Gene applied horse head handles to a traditional ale bowl form it came to the attention of an audience who loved contemporary Scandinavian folk art. Marion John Nelson, then director of the Vesterheim, Norwegian-American Museum, chose a Tokheim Carved Ale Bowl to for two international exhibits of Norwegian Folk Art: 1989 Norway in America, and 1995 Norwegian Folk Art, the Migration of a Tradition. This opened the door into a wonderful Tokheim Stoneware design path for both Gene and Lucy, based on the textiles and wood traditions of Scandinavia.  

This bowl measures 8.5" from nose to spout, 6" height, 5 1/2" diameter with cut foot on the bottom which gives it a nice lift from the table. Shown here with blue glaze and iron stain on the band and head.

Product Safety
Tokheim Stoneware pottery is food safe and can be used in an oven, microwave or dishwasher.
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