Lot 79: New England Black Ash Minature Woven Flower Gathering Basket 1800s
25 October 2016
Milton, DE, USA
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Description: This is an antique miniature handmade woven splint black ash flower gathering basket from New England Circa 1800s for your fine consideration. The antique New England flower gathering basket is open ended for gathering garden grown or wild flowers. The antique woven splint basket is made of black ash splints. The shape of this antique New England garden gathering basket has raised sides and a high raised carved bentwood handle that is notched deep into the sides. The antique flower gathering basket has a double bentwood band rim that is splint wrapped, securing the basket rim.
Condition Report: Excellent condition with age appropriate wear and patina
Dimensions: 15 inches long, 9 inches wide, and 5 inches high not including the handle