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Pima Coiled Tray, Papago Basket
Arizona
Date/Period: Circa 1890-1910 - SOLD


Pima Coiled Tray, Papago Basket Arizona, interior view

Measurement: Height: 4"; diameter: 17"

Material: Willow and black devils’ claw

Condition: Overall very good condition, rods, and stiches intact

Additional Information: According to J.F. Breazeale author of The Pima and His
Basket
, (Published by the Arizona Archaeological and Historical Society in 1923) this
pattern was sometimes called a swing or ladder design for lack of a better term.

SOLD

1072-85




Antique, Small Bentwood Basket,
Original Oyster White Paint
19th Century - SOLD


Antique, Small Bentwood Basket, Original Oyster White Paint, entire view 1

Height: 2.75"; width: 5.5"; depth: 4.75

Wood

A stylish little basket in best white paint, double rim and
double base securing tapered staves…tiny, clinched nails. Inscribed on the bottom, in
pencil, is a note “From Grandfather” [to: illegible] “1902”
Fine condition.

SOLD

1002-328




Round Utility Basket, Original Paint
Henry Harris, Litchfield, County, CT
19th Century - SOLD


Round Utility Basket, Original Paint
Henry Harris, Litchfield, County, CT
19th Century, entire view

Harris was considered one of the most talented basket makers, his work often
compared with Shaker baskets; he may have studied with the Shakers. His work was
also inspired by New England and Taconic Bushwhacker traditions. His distinctive
tradition is the double bottom constructed with two sets of crossed splints resembling a
sunflower. Fine original condition, outstanding paint and patina.
(Height: 5"; height at handle: 6"; diameter: 11.75")

SOLD

210-271




Antique Buttocks Basket, Miniature, Bentwood Handle, OLD BLUE PAINT
Anonymous maker, circa 1850-1900 - SOLD


Antique Buttocks Basket, Miniature, Bentwood Handle, OLD BLUE PAINT
Anonymous maker, circa 1850-1900, entire view 1

Ash splint, very old blue paint over old patina; paint is guaranteed to be right. Very good
condition commensurate with age, rim-wraps are fine…30 ribs.
(Height at handle: 4"; height: 2.5"; width: 5.5"; depth: 4.25")

SOLD

745-196




Native American
Splint Basket
Painted and dyed - SOLD


Native American
Splint Basket
Painted and dyed, entire view

As depicted, oval on rectangular base with fitted lid.
Imperfections. (Base measures 11.5 by 8.25; height 7.5-inches.)

$895

605-52 - SOLD




Cheese Basket, Deep Form, Round Rim, Hexagonal Base, Best Color & Patina
Round splint rims over hexagonal base - SOLD


Cheese Basket, Deep Form, Round Rim, Hexagonal Base, Best Color & Patina Round, entire view

(Two breaks, perfect base and rim; one side of the remaining handle is divorced from rim and could easily be removed. Height: 8.5”, diameter: 14”)

1230-12 - SOLD




Half Buttocks Basket, Original White Paint, Bulbous Form, Tightly Woven Ash Splint New England, 19th Century - SOLD


Half Buttocks Basket, Original White Paint, Bulbous Form, Tightly Woven Ash Splint New England, 19th Century, entire view

A pleasing, finely crafted form with flat back and carved bentwood handle… (Excellent original condition; height to handle: 10"; width: 11"; depth: 6.75")

862-12 - SOLD




Splint Wall Basket, Flatback Half-Melon in Original Green Paint Unknown, 19th Century…ash splints, ribs and handle - SOLD


Splint Wall Basket, Flatback Half-Melon in Original Green Paint Unknown, 19th Century, entire view

(Very good condition; width: 11.5”, height: approx. 13.5”, depth about 6”)

1218-7 - SOLD




Basket, Boat Shape, Original Green Paint, Oak Splint
Found in Pennsylvania, Late 19th Century - SOLD


Basket, Boat Shape, Original Green Paint, Oak Splint
Found in Pennsylvania, Late 19th Century, entire view

(Excellent original condition; H: 7"; L: 12.5"; W: 5")

1039-32 - SOLD




Basket, Rectangle, Yellow, Green and Laundry Blued Splints
Unknown maker, vintage antique - SOLD


Basket, Rectangle, Yellow, Green and Laundry Blued Splints, entire view

(Very good condition, no handles; height: 5.25", W: 12", D: 9.75")

405-10 - SOLD




Basket, Sewing, Original Paint
New England
19th Century - SOLD


Basket, Sewing, Original Paint
New England
19th Century, entire view

Rectangular basket with oval rim, rectangular base and notched handles; within the basket is a small splint compartment. (Height: 4.75 inches; length: 16 inches; depth: 9 inches)

210-187 - SOLD




Wood-Splint Basket
Woodlands Indian
Circa 1880-1900 - SOLD


Wood-Splint Basket
Woodlands Indian
Circa 1880-1900, entire view

A good rectangular basket with double wrapped rim; carved and notched ash handles. The band and dot decoration done in blue, yellow and red. Fine original condition. (Height: 5.5 inches; Width: 14.5 inches; Depth: 11.25 inches.)

191-221 - SOLD




Miniature Red Painted Basket - SOLD


Miniature Red Painted Basket, entire view

Dimensions: 6.25-inches high at handle, 7.5-inches wide, 6.75-inches deep.

573-22 - SOLD




Woven Baskets Pair; Similar Weave and Paint
New England
Late 19th Century - SOLD


Woven Baskets Pair; Similar Weave and Paint
New England
Late 19th Century, entire view

As depicted, in very good condition, with carved handles and in a soft gray-blue paint with dry patina.
Dimensions: 16.5-inch height to larger basket's handle, 11.75-inch height to smaller basket's handle.

912-88 - SOLD




Early Nantucket Basket signed ELV - SOLD


Early Nantucket Basket signed ELV, entire view

Basket retains traces of yellow paint, overall condition very good.
Dimensions: 13.5-inch height to handle, 8-inch height to rim, 10.5-inch diameter.

573-32 - SOLD




Sailor Made Macramé Work Basket in Mustard Paint
Unknown Maker, circa 1850-1900
Wonderful mustard yellow paint, dry patina - SOLD


Sailor Made Macramé Work Basket in Mustard Paint
Unknown Maker, circa 1850-1900
Wonderful mustard yellow paint, dry patina, entire view 1

Made by a sailor during off hours while at sea,
often sold or bartered when in port.
(Height: 2.75"; diameter: 7.75")

SOLD

1355-2




Nantucket Baskets, Nest of Six
Nantucket Island, Massachusetts, Early 20th Century
A group of six graduated swing-handle lightship baskets - SOLD


Nantucket Baskets, Nest of Six
Nantucket Island, Massachusetts, Early 20th Century
A group of six graduated swing-handle lightship baskets, group view 1

Baskets are constructed of oak ribs and rims and have matching turned bottoms with
tapering edges and concentric circles; oak bentwood handles are shaped and pivot on
brass ears…good color. (Generally, very good, few rim-wrap imperfections and losses
to largest basket which can be easily and inexpensively restored by one of Nantucket’s
expert basket makers. (Large to small: h-9", dia-13"; h-8.5", dia-11.25";
h-7.5"; dia-9.25"; h-6.75"; dia-8.25"; h-6.25"; dia-7"; h-5.5"; dia-6.25")

SOLD

270-163




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


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”.

SOLD

1256-36




Nantucket Lightship Swing Handle Basket, From the Pinkham Family
Date/Period: Late 19th C. - SOLD


Nantucket Lightship Swing Handle Basket, From the Pinkham Family, entire view 1

Measurement: Height at handle: 8.25"; height: 5"

Material: Oak, rattan weavers

Condition: Fine, original, great color

Additional Information: Classic open/round traditional form with hinged bentwood
handle attached to carved ears joined to central stave ribs. The two piece rim
[interior/exterior] is laced together with rattan and affixed tiny square escutcheon pins;
closing the circumference gap is rattan laid flat; turned wood bottom; interior and
exterior bottom disks joined by wood peg.

SOLD

314-62




Basket, Apache Olla, Coiled, High Neck,
Slightly Flaring Sides, 12.5”
Southwest
Date/Period: Circa 1895 - SOLD


Basket, Apache Olla, Coiled, High Neck, Slightly Flaring Sides, 12.5” Southwest, entire view 1

Measurement: Height: 12.25"

Material: Tightly woven willow and devil’s claw

Condition: Fine, original

Additional Information: Geometric designs in devil’s claw against golden ground IN
good patina, devil’s claw wrapped rim; flaring neck featuring above broad shoulder.

SOLD

1287-4




Nantucket Lightship Basket, Labeled – Mitchell Ray, Swing Handle, Round
Clinton Mitchell “Mitchy” Ray (1877-1956)
Date/Period: Early 20th Century - SOLD


Nantucket Lightship Basket, Labeled – Mitchell Ray, Swing Handle, Round Clinton Mitchell “Mitchy” Ray (1877-1956), entire view 1

Measurement: Basket height: 6"; height at handle: 11.25"; diameter: 11"

Condition: Rim wrap losses, other scatter minor imperfections.

Additional Information: On the base of the round basket with swing handle is a simple
label that the third-generation basket maker used earlier in his career: Made by
MITCHELL RAY / NANTUCHET, MASS.

SOLD

431-123




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


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")

SOLD

1096-59




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





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