French 19th Century Shellfish Basket
Dimensions: 10 3/4″H x 22 1/2″W x 14 1/2″D
An excellent wire basket, for gathering oysters, clams and mussels, from 1880s France. For this reason, these special antique pieces are more prevalent in coastal areas. This basket comes from Brittany. The metal wire and frame has acquired a maritime patina from exposure to Brittany’s salty air.