SOLD! for $2,176.00.
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- High Estimate: $450.00
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Three (3) Scott County, Virginia Jesse Jones (b. 1907) white oak, rib-type split baskets in kidney forms with converging ribs, wrapped rims and arched handles secured by nails. All signed JESSE JONES in pencil on the handle. Smallest basket is labeled in pencil on the handle, "40 128(?)." Ranging in size from 7 3/4" H x 7 1/4" W x 7 3/4" D to 9 3/4" H x 8 1/4" W x 8 1/2" D. All items early 20th century. Biography: Jesse Jones was a basket weaver who lived in isolated mountainous Scott County, VA. His work is featured in the book BASKETS AND BASKET MAKERS IN SOUTHERN APPALACHIA, written by John Rice Irwin (1982).
PROVENANCE: The Estate of Donley and Eunice Hill, Andersonville, Tennessee.
CONDITION: All overall very good condition with mild surface grime and very slight fraying to weavers.