Lot 76: New England Folk Art Woven Wire Miniature Child Basket Tray 1800s
25 October 2016
Milton, DE, USA
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Description: This is an outstanding darling antique miniature wire wrapped and woven tray basket from New England circa 1800s. Children were taught early the art of homemaking. This fine example of miniature folk art wirework was made for a child to mimic a larger version made for household use. The antique woven miniature wirework basket has a beautiful twisted design. The antique woven wire is heavy in weight and thickness and is very solid and sturdy.
Condition Report: Excellent condition with age appropriate patina.
Dimensions: 4 inches wide and 13 inches round