SOLD! for $1,408.00.
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Set of four (4) Scott County, Virginia graduated baskets signed by Jesse Jones (b. 1907) including one (1) miniature. All buttocks style consist of white oak, rib-type split construction with handles secured by nails at the rim. All signed in pencil "Jesse Jones" on the handle, two (2) dated circa 1980. Ranging in size from 5" H x 5 1/2" W to 12" H x 12 1/2" W. 20th century. Biography: Jesse Jones was a mountain basket weaver who lived in the isolated mountains of 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 four baskets in overall good condition with light wear to handles, surface grime, and light wear to weavers.