Five (5) split white oak baskets of various forms. 1st-3rd items: Three (3) baskets attributed to Mary Prater (Cannon County, Tennessee, b. circa 1920), including one (1) Joshua basket, one (1) Moses cradle, and utility pie basket. A photograph of Prater creating the Joshua basket is included. 4th-5th items: Two (2) baskets attributed to Dan & Martha Jones (Warren County, Tennessee, 20th Century) including one (1) "Dolly Parton" basket, and one (1) fan basket (photo included). Baskets ranging in size from 10" H x 9" W to 10 1/3"H x 22" W. American, late 20th century. Provenance: From a private collector who purchased directly from basket makers while traveling with J. Paul Newby, a well known basket peddler in the South. CONDITION: All overall excellent condition.
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