Antique Connecticut hickory handle splint gathering basket This early basket is in very good condition without brakes or repairs. The basket has a lovely old patina and measures 9 inches to the top of its handle and 9 inches across.
The earliest of Shaker baskets from which all forms evolved. Attributed to John Farrington. New Lebanon, NY. Circa All original, minor losses. Height to rim, 5 height to top of handle, 10 dia. - Provenance: The Collection of Nathan Taylor
Woven Splint Gathering Baskets, America, 19th century