Bent Handle Basket

c. 1850
$428 USD
Make an Offer
Dimensions
H: 23.0" Dia: 15.5"
Materials
Willow
Purchase Quantity
Collection #
BJFF101C
Estimated Shipping
$20

Basket making is an ancient and humble craft, but in the hands of a skilled weaver a simple willow basket can become a truly beautiful work of art. This bent handle basket is closely woven of fine willow strips for an evenly textured surface and near-watertight seal. Waxed cloth covers the edges and a broad bamboo handle arches over the basket, decorated by painted characters. Although modern hardware has been used to secure the handle, the late 19th-century basket has a richly aged texture that only time can achieve. We love it for firewood, toys, wastepaper or anything you want stored beautifully.

Questions? Ask us

What They're Saying

Portrait lovell
Suzanne Lovell | Suzanne Lovell, Inc.

“I am particularly fond of PAGODA RED as we have known the family for so long. Betsy is a professional in every way and her intelligent taste comes from a long line of family knowledge in the arts. She and her team are the very best to work with and we find treasures with every visit!”

Receive our weekly email on design &
creating memorable spaces