This sweet gathering includes a lovely basket sporting a “God’s Eye” feature (joining of weavers to the upper side locations) along with five homespun hearts snuggled inside laid on aged burlap. An old tin heart mold and lit votive are also included and what a great presentation this unique gathering would make in your home.
The basket has secrets to tell! Under the handle is a pretty apple green paint that reveals the original color chosen as referenced in images 16 & 17. It appears someone applied bittersweet paint on the outside as well as the inside which is a more recent addition but was not added to the handle.
The gentle curve in the handle as shown is a great quirky attribute. Some of the tiny weavers are broken with minimal loss to report. The wood used to form the handle extends to the bottom and terminates in the middle joining it’s counterpart. On one side this piece of wood protrudes outside the bottom location as referenced in image 22.
One of the thin wooden support pieces used to wrap the weavers does extend forming a point into the “God’s Eye” location as shown in image 6. This basket is in good overall condition and shows well.
The contemporary homespun hearts vary in color and most have a plaid appearance except one heart was fashioned from ticking fabric. They are in great condition and compliment the basket by lending color and interest.
The votive candle having an “on and off switch” set in a tin heart mold lights up the inside of the basket by gesturing a warm and cozy look. The old fluted heart tin does have a couple white specks on the bottom as referenced in image 26. However the condition is very good. I used shredded paper to gain height for the hearts and placed aged burlap on top to act as a cover. These items are also included.
This is just a fun basket that can be tucked in a cupboard, set on a chair or will grace a table with style! During the evening hours you can turn on the votive that will add special magic to this scene by way of cozy illumination. Enjoy!
Basket measures 8” tall including the handle, basket itself stands 3 ¾” tall, measures 8 ¼” across (handle end to handle end), measures 7 ¾” front to back and bottom measures 6” across (sitting surface). Homespun Hearts measure 4” tall, measures 2 ½” across the widest point (top) and measures ½” across the bottom (point). Fluted heart tin stands almost ¾” tall, measures 2 ¾” @ the widest point (top) and measures ¾” across the bottom (point). Votive stands 1 ½” tall including the flame and measures 1 ½” across the top and bottom location.
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