13” Oval with Label by Fredrick Chadwick
Large oval basket in great condition with a warm honey patina, Oak staves and handle with a Walnut base. A perfect example of a Chadwick basket showing his rounded handle form that ends in lollipop shape. The exterior bottom retains the original paper jelly label and the original price of a $1.25.
Made by Frederick Chadwick (1857-1936),c. 1920
Chadwick worked a good part of his life at the Fire Department on the Island, he was also a carpenter, and worked at the Old Mill