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Two Painted Woven Splint Baskets

Auction:
2482
Lot:
507
Sold for:
$474$400

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Auction:
American Furniture & Decorative Arts - 2482
Location:
Boston
Date / Time :
November 08, 2009 11:00AM

Description:

Two Painted Woven Splint Baskets, America, late 19th century, one gray-painted round over square basket, the other oblong, painted a light mustard tone with reinforcing runner splints on the bottom, (lashing losses on gray basket), ht. 8 1/4, 6, dia. 18 1/4, 13 1/2 in., respectively.
Estimate $400-600

Both with original paint, the gray basket, while sturdy, is missing about 9 in. total of the rim lashing.

Keywords

runner, Basket, Gray, Lashing, Splints

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