10:Unclassifiable Artifacts ➞ Function Unknown
stone/minerals ➔ jade
10 cm L
8 cm W
6.5 cm H
Provenance of Object:
This object was held in the museum that Luther College started in 1877. This museum eventually grew into the Vesterheim Norwegian-American Museum, and following this, non-Norwegian American ethnographic objects were returned to Luther and accessioned into the college’s Anthropology Collection. Without additional documentation, was likely obtained by the Luther College Museum (later the Norwegian-American Museum) between the late 19th century and early 20th century.
China / Japan
Description:Carving with a base made out of jade, the front has a lattice design carved out.