Grouping of four (4) contemporary Southern split oak baskets. Includes one (1) horseback market basket with elongated handle and curved base to fit over horse's neck, one (1) market basket attributed to Gertie Youngblood with faded blue dyed weaver stripes near either handle, one (1) heart-shaped wall-hanging basket with red-dyed weavers, one (1) small "show" basket of buttocks form with alternating green and red dyed weavers. Ranging in size from 15 1/2" H x 16" W x 9 1/4" D to 4 1/4" H x 4 1/2" W x 4 1/4" D. Late 20th century or early 21st century. Provenance: From a private collector who purchased the baskets directly from basket makers while traveling with J. Paul Newby, a well known basket peddler in the South. Note: Comes with a photo of a basket maker, likely Gertie Youngblood. CONDITION: All items overall good condition. 1st-3rd items: minor breaks to weavers, particularly at rims. 4th item: Some white residue near one handle terminus, largest spot 1/4" dia.
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