$3200 Mangleboard #MBN300
Norwegian dated 1861
Height 7 3/4"
Length 32 3/4"
Width 4 1/2 tapers to 3 7/8"
Exceptional signed Norwegian board from 1861.
Guri Syversdatter Rönningör ...Aar 1866 ?
and beloved's initials PIS 1861.
The wood is painted a reddish brown and carved with flowers overpainted in silver and gold on a green background. The knob to hold on to is in the form of a flower.
Sturdy and heavy, bowed form- am guessing it was actually put in use.