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Woven splint basket in original dark grey paint, 19th century.  Eared wooden handles, double wrapped rim. Excellent surface and condition.  This basket was likely used as a fruit drying basket or a field basket. For similar examples see Nancy Schiffer, Baskets (Exton, 1984), p. 114.  Dimensions: 15.5” x 14”, 6.75” high.  Provenance:  The Collection of Peter and Barbara Goodman.

 
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