Half Bushel by Rowland Folger (1803-1883)
Large working basket with a dark patina. Oak handle with thick staves and rim.
The handle is attached with copper plates and escutcheons. The bottom plate is made from Mahogany with a beveled interior and stenciled, “R. Folger Maker Nantucket Mass”. Made by Rowland Folger, c. 1860-1880, 9 ¼” Height to rim, 13 ½” Diameter