Auction ended on November 9th, 2007 UTC
544: AMERICAN COUNTRY ARTICLES, LOT OF TWO, two-handle
Sold for: $130|Estimate: $75 - $125|Sell a Similar Item
AMERICAN COUNTRY ARTICLES, LOT OF TWO, two-handle pinecone basket and a Peterboro Basket Co. stave-constructed carrier with bail handle and cover, stamped under cover. 20th century. 9" and 12 1/2" h overall.
Provenance: Property of an Albemarle Co., VA collector.
Provenance: Property of an Albemarle Co., VA collector.
Very good condition, basket with minor losses, carrier with some staining near base.
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