Oblong Splint Woven Basket with Handles
American, second half of the 19th century.
Condition: Excellent condition, no breaks or repairs.
This basket is exceptionally woven with the bottom re-supported with staves. Having slightly canted sides this piece is reminiscent of a basinet. These pieces are highly desirable for the craftsmanship and elegance that was imparted on such a utilitarian everyday object.
Dimensions: 5 1/2" h. (at handles), 12 3/4" w., 9" d.
Item ID: DA-ACC 097