VALLEY OF VIRGINIA WOVEN-SPLINT BASKET, white oak, circular wrapped rim, high arched handle, and square open-weave base resting on two runners. Original dry surface with excellent patina. Attributed to the Troutville area, Botetourt Co. Late 19th/early 20th century. 9 1/2" HOA, 5 3/4" H to rim, 7 1/2" D. Provenance: From a Virginia private collection.
One side of body with small area of loss, two other minor losses to splints.