The wooden magazine storage basket is in excellent condition. The beautiful large twig with bulky corner post construction makes this a very appealing, attractive, and useful decoration piece. While we would not say this about every basket, it should be noted that this is probably as close to a kid-friendly basket as one could possibly be while still being able to be carried with one hand.
The basket has a light to medium stain or color tint. We use the word "stain" to simply indicate a particular shade.
There are no breaks, cracks, loose sections, or repair places on this beautiful woven twig basket. There are some vintage wear and rub marks - mainly on the bottom where it has touched against a surface. There are some places where the twig ends have been cut, or have small stress fractures - which are mainly caused by the wood drying out in a bend or twist. The little nails holding the twig ends in place have a gorgeous aged patina developing on their heads.
The decorative possibilities for this gorgeous woven wood storage basket are many. This is the type of basket that can be used in several different ways. While it would be heavy, it could be put to work on the farm as a gathering basket. However, it might best be used as a stationary or semi-stationary magazine-book-towel-throw or quilt rack. The basket is just short enough to fit under an end or coffee table. Also, the vanity countertop would welcome this gorgeous wooden treasure to hold hand towels, soap, etc. While we do not know how much weight this wonderfully heavy constructed basket will hold, it is probably safe to say it can hold and carry quite a few books or magazines. Besides the obvious heavy construction of this basket, it must be pointed out that the thicker-twig handle has a twist and wrap design. Thereby making it much more sturdy when carrying heavier contents. In addition, this gorgeous basket could carry more towels than it can hold. This is an uncommonly sturdy and well-constructed wooden storage piece with a great decorative appeal.
The collector will appreciate this beautiful magazine/towel storage basket for its excellent condition and heavy construction.
The wooden magazine basket weighs 54.1 oz.
The golden brown woven twig storage container measures 16.75" tall to the top of the handle x 12" wide from outside post to outside post x 17 5/8" in length.
The corner posts and sides are approximately 11" tall.
The ends are approximately 2.75" tall.
The twisted twig handle measures approximately 13 3/8" wide from outside to outside.
The round corner posts are approximately 7/8" thick.
The wooden frame posts on the bottom of each side running the length of the basket are approximately 1.25" thick -
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