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Lot 80: Black Ash Miniature Woven Square Bottom Herb Gathering Basket 1800s
25 October 2016
Milton, DE, USA
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Description: This is an antique miniature black ash woven splint herb gathering basket from New England, circa 1800s for your consideration. The antique miniature herb basket is handmade of black ash splints with a flat bottom for resting. The antique miniature herb basket has a black ash bentwood handle that runs through the entire basket. The antique miniature herb gathering basket has a bentwood band that surrounds the mouth of the basket and is tightly wrapped with coiled splints. The basket is made with precision and beautifully hand crafted with fine workmanship and detail.
Condition Report: Excellent condition with age appropriate wear and patina
Dimensions: Handle to handle is 9 inches wide, 6 Inches high not including handle, and 27 inches round in circumference.