Rooster Berggren Coffee Pot Kettle Scandinavian Weather Vane Enamel Enamelware S #Berggren #Scandinavian

Rooster Berggren Coffee Pot Kettle Scandinavian Weather Vane Enamel Enamelware S

Rooster Berggren Coffee Pot Kettle Scandinavian Weather Vane Enamel Enamelware S #Berggren #Scandinavian

Gilded bronze weather vane. Viking ship from Tingelsted, Norway; 12th century   Lessing Photo Archive  See also 30-01-10/59

While weather vanes today are largely considered decorative accents, their roots in history are both deep and fascinating. The beginnings of Weather vanes or

Wolf ornament on Viking ship Weather vane  11th Century CE. Heggen, Norway

(Viking, Norway) Wolf Gold Ornament on Viking ship Weather vane. ca century CE.

The raven banner (Old Norse: hrafnsmerki; Middle English: hravenlandeye) was a flag, possibly totemic in nature, flown by various Viking chieftains and other Scandinavian rulers during the 9th, 10th and 11th centuries. The flag, as depicted in Norse artwork, was roughly triangular, with a rounded outside edge on which there hung a series of tabs or tassels. It bore a resemblance to ornately carved "weather-vanes" used aboard Viking longships.  Scholars conjecture that the raven flag was a…

The raven banner (Old Norse: hrafnsmerki; Middle English: hravenlandeye) was a flag, possibly totemic in nature, flown by various Viking chieftains and other Scandinavian rulers during the 9th, 10th and 11th centuries. The flag, as depicted in Norse artwork, was roughly triangular, with a rounded outside edge on which there hung a series of tabs or tassels. It bore a resemblance to ornately carved "weather-vanes" used aboard Viking longships. Scholars conjecture that the raven flag was a…

I think what I like about this kitchen most is that even though it is obviously an expensive, high-end room, it doesn't take itself too seriously, and while 'over-the-top' is in the mix, 'ostentatious' and 'pretentious'  are definitely not.

Love the stove, painted floors and red counter tops, this kitchen is so cherry and colorful! Could do without the ceiling.and the dining room clashes horribly.

Vintage Berggren Rooster Weather Vane Cutting Board Scandinavian Colorful Design

Vintage Berggren Rooster Weather Vane Cutting Board Scandinavian Colorful Design

DETAILS : Has one hole at the top so it can be hung in your kitchen. Features a rooster weather vane with the bright sun above the rooster. Really lovely condition--has only been hung up and never used as a cutting board.

Berggren Enamelware Rooster Weather Vane 1965 Scandinavian Coffee Pot Kettle | eBay

Berggren Enamelware Rooster Weather Vane 1965 Scandinavian Coffee Pot Kettle | eBay

Archaeologists have discovered bronze Viking weather vanes from the 9th century. They have an unusual quadrant shape, usually surmounted by an animal or creature from Norse fable. They were commonly used on Viking ships, and were also popular on Scandinavian churches. These weather vanes can be seen even today in Sweden and Norway.

Archaeologists have discovered bronze Viking weather vanes from the 9th century. They have an unusual quadrant shape, usually surmounted by an animal or creature from Norse fable. They were commonly used on Viking ships, and were also popular on Scandinavian churches. These weather vanes can be seen even today in Sweden and Norway.

Gilt-bronze Viking weather vane, Soderala, Halsingland, Sweden, 10th century. Artist: Werner Forman

Image of Gilt-bronze Viking weather vane, Soderala, Halsingland, Sweden, century.

The raven banner was a flag, possibly totemic in nature, flown by various Viking chieftains and other Scandinavian rulers during the ninth, tenth and eleventh centuries A.D. It bore a resemblance to ornately carved weather-vanes used aboard Viking longships.

The raven banner was a flag, possibly totemic in nature, flown by various Viking chieftains and other Scandinavian rulers during the ninth, tenth and eleventh centuries A.D. It bore a resemblance to ornately carved weather-vanes used aboard Viking longships.

This paper discusses the apparent influence and, even, spread of Viking weather-vane practices to countries outside the Scandinavian area.

The Ringerike style grew out of the Mammen style during the first half of the…

Berggren Enamelware Rooster Weather Vane 1965 Scandinavian Coffee Pot Kettle | eBay

Berggren Enamelware Rooster Weather Vane 1965 Scandinavian Coffee Pot Kettle | eBay

Viking weathervane. Statens Historiska Museum, Stockholm, Sweden Image © Werner Forman/CORBIS

HUNDING'S SAGA - 32: WELCOME IN ROSKILDE - Hunding And Crew Are Feted at King Harald's Court

A weather vane used by Viking sailors to find out which way the wind was blowing. BBC - Primary History - Vikings - Vikings at sea

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