Ede/Rade Basket from Vietnam
Elegantly shaped, this fine old basket is from either the Ede or Rade group in the Central Highlands of Vietnam, and could be 40-50 years old. Finely woven, with different patterns and two layers of basketry, it has a finely detailed rim and tapers down to a surprisingly stylish square base. The rich, dark patina is probably from smoke and use. Baskets like this are unusual and not often found. Two repairs, one to the base and one near the top, are authentic and do not affect the display.
Size: 6.75″ diam. @ top x 12.25″h