Melon Form Oak Splint Gathering Basket

Round top melon form oak splint basket with tapering ribs. Stationary handle is a piece of bent wood curved on itself to form the handle and extended into the base, incorporating it into the weaving. The handle overlap is secured by two nails that show oxidation. Single lashing covers the rim which is also part of the woven whole. No breaks. Excellent condition.

Dealer Noonmark Antiques
Date: 19th/20th Century
Origin American
Artist/Maker unknown
Measurements Height 10 including handle x Width 11
Inventory View Dealer's Inventory
Price $150.
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