Norwegian nature, folklore and mythology have always inspired Norwegian
artists to make pictures and sculptures that are so specifically
Norwegian that nobody can doubt their origins. The wood carver Henning
Engelson (born in 1918) started his career in 1947 in a small workshop
at Toten, Norway. Ever since the beginning his idea has been to create
a world of figures that radiate joy and humanity and inspire us to go up
above the ordinary. Each of his figures has its own character and
expresses parts of Norwegian soul and spirit. Henning carvings are very
collectible with all Scandinavian collectors. Since Minnesota is in the
heart of Scandinavia, we have access to all of these wonderful hand
HENNING CARVING: MILK MAID
Milking was done in this fashion in Norway. The Milkmaid Milking Doe
changed since the original carving. Presently the milkmaid is a young
HENNING CARVED BUCK
A wonderful addition to your collection.
HENNING CARVED DOE
The perfect complement to the Buck carving at left.
Package of 20 imported Swedish napkins (serviettes). Very bright and
colorful. Measure 12" x 12"
Cotton 31" square lined tablecloth from Bergen, Norway. Green
border with coral center. Goat is a white Norwegian goat with a boy
Swedish piece can be either ornament or pendant.
THE ART OF SUZANNE TOFTEY
Being of Norwegian descent, Suzanne Toftey became very interested in Norwegian
culture and especially the art of rosemaling. She has studied with many Norwegian and American
rosemalers. An award winning painter, Suzanne is best known for her Norwegian scenes,
blending them with rosemaling. Her work has been on exhibition in the United
States and in Norway, and many of her commissioned works are in homes throughout
the country. Suzanne has
her studio in a Norwegian style home on an island on Lake Mille Lacs, in central
Minnesota. Our mugs, tiles, and stationery feature three of Suzanne's theme
click on each to learn more: GJETOST BOY, KARI'S CHALLENGE, and
KIRSTEN'S TENDER CARE. Through these stories she
hopes to keep the old traditions of Norway alive for future
SUZANNE TOFTEY DESIGNS: MATTED
10" matted pictures on foam backing, ready for framing. Imported
from Norway. Story on back of picture.
SUZANNE TOFTEY GIFT
Package of eight 2-1/2" x 3-1/4" cards, 4 cards of Kari's Challenge and 4 cards of
Tender Care, with envelopes.
WRAP WITH ENCLOSURE CARD
Purchasing a gift? Let us wrap it for you in the theme of your