Exceptional early 19th Century American Hand Woven Rib Type Splint Basket, finely woven. The rim is double wrapped, the arched handle is sturdy and beautifully designed. The handle wraps around the basket form for extra stability.
A decorative treasure for your collection, this basket is a delight to display, or to use. There is an area of loss on the bottom as shown, and some of the wrapping has run away over the last century on one side of the handle. Original natural surface with outstanding patina, I love this basket - it was a thrill to discover this one.