Large East Tennessee splint oak buttocks basket, handle and rim secured with nails. 13" H x 13 1/2" W x 12 1/2" D. Sullivan County, TN. Late 19th/Early 20th century. Note – similar examples of this basket form from Sullivan Co., TN were exhibited in the "Woven of Wood: East Tennessee Baskets 1880-1940", March – June 2014, East Tennesse History Center, Carole Wahler guest curator. Condition: One small break to center bottom. Two areas of staining to one side. Condition: One small break to center bottom. Two areas of staining to one side.
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