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3 signed Scott County, Virginia, Jones family baskets, by Bertha, Jessie, and Ivan Jones. All white oak, rib-type split baskets with handles secured by nails at the rim. 1st item: Oval basket signed by Jessie Jones on handle. 6 1/4" H x 10 3/4" W. 2nd item: Small engagement basket initialed by Ivan Jones. 6 3/4" H x 8" W. 3rd item: Miniature engagement basket signed on the underside of the handle by Bertha Jones. 5 1/4" H x 7" W. Biography: In 1929, Jessie presented Bertha a small handmade basket as a marriage proposal. His work is featured in the book BASKETS AND BASKET MAKERS IN SOUTHERN APPALACHIA, written by John Rice Irwin (1982). Condition: All three are in very good condition with minor surface grime. CONDITION: All three are in very good condition with minor surface grime.