Eight (8) Southern split white oak buttocks baskets, including miniatures. 1st-3rd items: Three (3) Southwest Virginia split white oak buttocks baskets, including one with an unusual three-rib constructed rim. Ranging in size from 8 1/2" H x 10 1/2" W to 11" H x 11 1/2" W. All Late 19th/Early 20th century. 4th-8th items: Five (5) Southern miniature buttocks baskets, likely Southwest Virginia, made of split white oak, including two with blue/green paint. Ranging in size from 1 1/8" H X 1 3/4" W to 5 1/2" H x 5 1/2" W. Late 19th & 20th century. Provenance: Wythe County, Virginia collection. CONDITION: 1st-3rd items: Smallest basket with losses to weavers at rim and at one handle terminus, some cracks to handle at the same location. Medium triple rib rim basket with scattered losses to weavers of body. Largest basket with some staining and losses to weavers on rim and on one side of the base. 4th-8th items: Largest painted basket with repair to base. Medium sized brown basket with damage to rim and losses to weavers on one side.
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