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    Posted 4 years ago

    fleafinder
    (91 items)

    Bought this from an old lady. According to her its a basket for chinese wedding and the details are handpainted

    Thanks for coming here once again.

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    1. jscott0363 jscott0363, 4 years ago
      fleafinder,
      I love this! What a great looking basket and very well painted!
    2. Efesgirl Efesgirl, 4 years ago
      That's a super basket!
    3. kyratango kyratango, 4 years ago
      Great find! I love your barrel stool too :-))
    4. Celiene Celiene, 4 years ago
      Ah Gu Basket. Or betrothal basket. Made of wood and/or bamboo, baskets like this were stuffed with homemade treats for the wedding party. Each was hand painted with a unique design. There are pre-wedding baskets and wedding baskets. It's a whole thing!

      http://factsanddetails.com/china/cat4/sub20/entry-4333.html
    5. martika martika, 4 years ago
      Very nice find ! :)
    6. TassieDevil TassieDevil, 4 years ago
      How lovely Fleafinder!!
    7. fleafinder fleafinder, 4 years ago
      thanks guys for loving the basket. love handpainted stuff especially on this basket.

      Appreciate the helpful info celiene and tassie,marti,scott,efes and kyra for being sucha wonderful people:))
    8. kerry10456 kerry10456, 4 years ago
      That's what is so great about CW.... A person can learn something new everyday, I would have never know about these, if not for your posting and info from others..... Have a great day all :-)
    9. fleafinder fleafinder, 4 years ago
      thanks kerry!!that's so well put:)))nothing beats good old knowledge!
    10. fleafinder fleafinder, 4 years ago
      Thank you and much appreciation to

      kerry10456
      Peasejean
      Radegunder
      Phil
      SEAN68
      ho2cultcha
      horserescuer
      melaniej
      TassieDevil
      bananapeel
      racer4four
      martika
      brunswick
      kyratango
      Efesgirl
      JImam
      Mike
      Caperkid
      jscott0363

      Have a happy december.Christmas is coming tis a season to be jolly!
    11. Rick55 Rick55, 4 years ago
      Very nice Flea! It appears to have some nice age on it and wonderfully painted!
    12. Elisabethan Elisabethan, 2 years ago
      Most beautiful!

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