Vintage French Oyster Basket, French Wire Basket, Collecting Basket, Oyster Basket

$132.00

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Item details

Vintage from the 1950s

Materials

metal, wood

This French trug/basket, is made from galvanized wire. It has a wood handle. Probably used for collecting oysters and shellfish. These baskets are becoming increasingly difficult to find now. A great piece of country French decor. I found it in a brocante in Charente Maritime by the sea. It is a useful size and very sturdy.
The condition is used, and undamaged. All galvanized metal intact.
There are plenty of uses for this trug/basket, in the garden for collecting fruit and flowers, or around the house for storage. The possibilities are endless.
The wooden spoons are not included!

It measures 19" length x 11.75" width x 11" height or 48cm x 30cm x 28cm
883gram or 1lb 15oz

The French have a special love affair with the basket. Over the centuries, the basket has been used by households rich and poor, in the city and country, carried by men and women: a simple, universal, utilitarian item. The trade of basket making is recorded since the late 11th century in France, and over the ages it became highly specialized within different regions of France and by intended use, including: harvesting grapes (each wine region has their own unique basket shape and name), picking olives and gathering lavender, carrying glasses and bottles, making bread (in baskets with canvas lining); carrying eggs or freshly caught fish (various fish have unique baskets); raising chickens, storing wine (in glass jars covered with basketry to keep the light out); carrying firemen’s water (in a zinc-lined basket); carrying clean or soiled laundry…you get the idea.

NEW TO ETSY? This will help you through the checkout process:
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Please visit my other shop
https://www.etsy.com/shop/ReligiousAntiquities?ref=hdr_shop_menu

It is important to me that you are happy with your purchase, if you are in any way, dissatisfied please contact me. Items can sometimes look larger or smaller in the photographs. Please check the measurements, before you purchase please. Feedback is always appreciated. Please view my "policies" for more information
Every item will be very carefully protected , very carefully packed and shipped within three working days.
This French trug/basket, is made from galvanized wire. It has a wood handle. Probably used for collecting oysters and shellfish. These baskets are becoming increasingly difficult to find now. A great piece of country French decor. I found it in a brocante in Charente Maritime by the sea. It is a useful size and very sturdy.
The condition is used, and undamaged. All galvanized metal intact.
There are plenty of uses for this trug/basket, in the garden for collecting fruit and flowers, or around the house for storage. The possibilities are endless.
The wooden spoons are not included!

It measures 19" length x 11.75" width x 11" height or 48cm x 30cm x 28cm
883gram or 1lb 15oz

The French have a special love affair with the basket. Over the centuries, the basket has been used by households rich and poor, in the city and country, carried by men and women: a simple, universal, utilitarian item. The trade of basket making is recorded since the late 11th century in France, and over the ages it became highly specialized within different regions of France and by intended use, including: harvesting grapes (each wine region has their own unique basket shape and name), picking olives and gathering lavender, carrying glasses and bottles, making bread (in baskets with canvas lining); carrying eggs or freshly caught fish (various fish have unique baskets); raising chickens, storing wine (in glass jars covered with basketry to keep the light out); carrying firemen’s water (in a zinc-lined basket); carrying clean or soiled laundry…you get the idea.

NEW TO ETSY? This will help you through the checkout process:
http://www.etsy.com/help_guide_checkout.php

Please visit my other shop
https://www.etsy.com/shop/ReligiousAntiquities?ref=hdr_shop_menu

It is important to me that you are happy with your purchase, if you are in any way, dissatisfied please contact me. Items can sometimes look larger or smaller in the photographs. Please check the measurements, before you purchase please. Feedback is always appreciated. Please view my "policies" for more information
Every item will be very carefully protected , very carefully packed and shipped within three working days.

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