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June 15, 2014 12:00 PMCalender

Shaker Woven Splint Basket

Auction: American Furniture & Decorative Arts - 2731M Location: Marlborough Date / Time: June 15, 2014 12:00PM


Shaker Woven Splint Basket, possibly Enfield, Connecticut, c. 1820, rectangular form with fixed upright bent ash handle with single notch to accommodate the rim, the rim wrapped with single lashing, the vertical splints alternately cut off and turned down on the exterior near the rim, (minor imperfections), ht. to rim 5 1/4, ht. to top of handle 9 3/4, wd. 9, lg. 11 1/4 in.
Estimate $800-1,200

Two breaks in the rim lashing.

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Enfield, Connecticut