SHENANDOAH VALLEY OF VIRGINIA PAINTED WOVEN PULLED-ROD BASKET, white oak, circular form with wrapped, arched handle having a triangular attachment. Outstanding original dry blue-painted surface. Late 19th/early 20th century. 7 1/2" HOA, 5" H rim, 8 1/2" D rim. Provenance: The collection of Ronnie and Neal Kite of Esmont, VA.
Good as-found condition, break and small loss at one handle attachment causing handle to lean slightly, otherwise only a few minor breaks to body.