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Antique Mellon-Form Ribbed Splint Wood Basket, Small Size
America, 19th Century, Possibly Pennsylvania
Ash Splint


Antique Mellon-Form Ribbed Splint Wood Basket, Small Size
America, 19th Century, Possibly Pennsylvania 
Ash Splint, entire view 1

Woven with 15-ribs; fixed bentwood continuous loop handle displaying exposed
“X”-shaped lashing at rim, nice old color and patina.
Fine sturdy condition; (3.25 x 3.25 x 3.25")


Antique Mellon-Form Ribbed Splint Wood Basket, Small Size
America, 19th Century, Possibly Pennsylvania 
Ash Splint, entire view 2

$275.00

1256-65




Antique Mellon-Form Splint Wood Basket, Small Size, Diamond Pattern at Handle
America, 19th Century, Possibly Pennsylvania


Antique Mellon-Form Splint Wood Basket, Small Size, Diamond Pattern at Handle
America, 19th Century, Possibly Pennsylvania, entire view 1

Ash Splint
Woven with 16-ribs; fixed bentwood continuous loop handle, nice old color and patina
Fine sturdy condition; 4.25 x 4.25 x 5.75")


Antique Mellon-Form Splint Wood Basket, Small Size, Diamond Pattern at Handle
America, 19th Century, Possibly Pennsylvania, entire view 2

Antique Mellon-Form Splint Wood Basket, Small Size, Diamond Pattern at Handle
America, 19th Century, Possibly Pennsylvania, entire view 3

$390.00

1256-66




Antique Basket, Ash Splint Swing Handle, Round Double Bottom, Round Top New England or New York State, 19th Century


Antique Basket, Ash Splint Swing Handle, Round Double Bottom, Round Top



New England or New York State, 19th Century, entire view

Finely made, pushed-up bottom egg and/or berry gathering basket; a fine example of the basket makers craft. Double wrapped projecting “D” shaped rim; carved and notched ears, ash swing handle. Fine condition;
height: 5.25”, add 4” for handle; diameter is approximately 7”.


Antique Basket, Ash Splint Swing Handle, Round Double Bottom, Round Top



New England or New York State, 19th Century

Antique Basket, Ash Splint Swing Handle, Round Double Bottom, Round Top



New England or New York State, 19th Century

$820.00

1256-36




Basket, Rib-Type Woven Splint Egg Basket,
Finely Wrought, 6-Inch
Confidently Attributed to Mary Causby (1873-1955), Burke Co., North Carolina White oak splint, late 19th to early 20th century


Basket, Rib-Type Woven Splint Egg Basket, Finely Wrought, 6-Inch Confidently Attributed to Mary Causby

Typical of the weavers outstanding fine work; an exceptional diminutive size, this example featuring her characteristic fine-weave converging-rib kidney form having wrapped double rim and arched handle displaying Causby’s distinctive twist at juncture with rim. Original dry natural surface with outstanding patina.
Mary Josephine Brown Causby (1873-1955) reportedly learned the fine art of basketmaking at a young age from her father Robert (1842-1904), while growing up in Quaker Meadow Township, Burke Co., NC. She is recorded as a "basket maker" in the 1900 census, then single and living with her parents. She would marry J. N. Causby in the spring of the following year. Many of her finest baskets feature the unusual and distinctive vertical twist at the handle-rim juncture as seen on the example offered here.
(Other than two little cracks, this basket remains in fine original condition)


Basket, Rib-Type Woven Splint Egg Basket, Finely Wrought, 6-Inch Confidently Attributed to Mary Causby

Basket, Rib-Type Woven Splint Egg Basket, Finely Wrought, 6-Inch Confidently Attributed to Mary Causby

Basket, Rib-Type Woven Splint Egg Basket, Finely Wrought, 6-Inch Confidently Attributed to Mary Causby

$1,750.00

1358-4

 

 

 




Ash Splint Field or Clothes Work Basket New England, early 20th century


Ash Splint Field or Clothes Work Basket New England, early 20th century

Large double handle basket in good condition with double-wrapped rim. Handles are carved and notched. Sturdy and decorative. (Base: 17”; Mouth: 18”; Height: 14”)


Ash Splint Field or Clothes Work Basket New England, early 20th century

Ash Splint Field or Clothes Work Basket New England, early 20th century

$250

1187-20




Basket, Loom, Woven Ash Splint Bobbin Basket, Natural and Original Surface
New England, 19th Century


Basket, Loom, Woven Ash Splint Bobbin Basket, Natural and Original Surface

New England, 19th Century, entire view

(Good condition with minor; loss of carved hanging device; great surface; 22 by 16 by 8")

$425

1096-59




Previous Offerings or Gone to New Homes




Oak Splint Cheese Basket New England, 19th century - SOLD


Oak Splint Cheese Basket New England, 19th century, entire view

Medium cheese basket with double-wrapped base in diamond form with squared tips. Blue diagonal paint on exterior. Hexagonal weave, excellent condition. (Rim width: 7”)

1230-11 - SOLD




Basket, Hexagon Weave, Round Rim, Hex Base
Yellow and Salmon Splint Banding
Unknown maker, vintage antique - SOLD


Basket, Hexagon Weave, Round Rim, Hex Base

Yellow and Salmon Splint Banding

Unknown maker, entire view

(Very good condition with a couple breaks; height: 5", W: 11", D: 11")

405-9 - SOLD




Baskets, Taconic, Pair, Swing Handles, Domed Centers, One Signed JES
19th Century
New York
Small round woven splint baskets with carved wood swing handles - SOLD


Baskets, Taconic, Pair, Swing Handles, Domed Centers, One Signed JES

19th Century, entire view

(Large: 12" H at handle, 6" H at rim, 10.25" diameter; small: 9.5" H at handle, 5.25" H at rim, 8" diameter)

606-42 - SOLD




Splint Sewing Basket, Oval Over Square, Original and Great Red Paint, Lined
Late 19th Century
New England - SOLD


Splint Sewing Basket, Oval Over Square, Original and Great Red Paint, Lined

Late 19th Century, entire view

The dusty interior is lined with green taffeta and features a nifty segmented trapunto thimble-cozy. This workbasket remains in excellent condition including rim and corners.
(Dimensions: 3.5" H, 8" W, 7" D.)

201-358 - SOLD




Nantucket Swing Handle Lightship Basket
Circa 1920
Carved and notched wooden ears, turned, molded and incised bottom; tapered and chamfered oak ribs, good color - SOLD


Nantucket Swing Handle Lightship Basket

Circa 1920, entire view

The rattan remains in fine original condition; loss of two-inch section of rim-binding with all else very good.
(H: 6"; H at handle: 11.25"; diameter: 9")

431-65 - SOLD




Miniature Covered Storage Basket
Eastern Woodlands, Schaghticoke? - SOLD


Miniature Covered Storage Basket

Eastern Woodlands, Schaghticoke, entire view

This small nineteenth century rectangular storage basket with shoulder remains in fine original condition and has a very good patina…thirteen of the wefts are stained; alternating red and green with three splits having traces of bluing. (Base 4.5 X 3.25 inches; basket rim 2.25 X 4 5/16 inches; the lid conforms to base size and sits down on shoulder; height 4-inches.)

191-250 - SOLD




Feather Basket
Original greenish blue paint
Ash Splint
Circa 1850
28-Inches - SOLD


Feather Basket

Original greenish blue paint

Ash Splint

Circa 1850, entire view

Round top with double wrap tapering before swelling to the bulbous body then again tapering inward to the round base with pushed-up bottom. Scattered imperfections and missing handles...a wonderful form.

201-187 - SOLD




Basket, Bobbin Basket, Original Sage Green Paint
Curly Fancy Decoration
Probably Maine
Ash splint - SOLD


Basket, Bobbin Basket, Original Sage Green Paint

Curly Fancy Decoration

Probably Maine

Ash splint, entire view

This small basket in wonderful surface remains in generally excellent condition with only the loss of one small piece of splint. (Height: 6 inches; width: 6.75 inches; depth: 3.75 inches)

763-2 - SOLD



If you are interested in buying any of these items, please call (978) 597-8084 or email David Hillier at drh@aaawt.com

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