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French Harvest Basket

$95.00

An original harvest basket. Sturdy wire. Beechwood handle. Handmade in France. This is the basket that inspired a generation of farmhouse followers.

Quality and durability feature in this authentic original. Use indoors or out. For harvesting or display.

Details: 13"L x 8"W x 5"H. 15 mm galvanized iron mesh. Beechwood handle. Made in France. Due to the handmade nature dimensions may vary slightly.

About Atelier Aertgeerts: Since 1923, the Aert-Fil Company has been upholding the the tradition of artisanal iron mesh basket manufacturing. Uniquely had made with experience passed down by three generations. This basket of yesteryear is still entirely handmade, in her workshop, by Aude, great grand daughter to the founder. 

Originally braided iron baskets were used for all kinds of crops including the apple harvest for cider in Normandy. Hence its appellation of Normand Basket.