A High Quality Strong Quill/Porcupine Anglo Indian Knitting Basket circa 1870-1900
Made of ebony, standing on horn feet and inlaid with bone.
Still with the original brass handle, hinges and lock hook.
Important by this basket is that it is still very strong and stable and not bend or out of shape.
The lid is decorated with a nice pattern.
Signed with the name: Matara, this is a town in Sri lanka (Ceylon)
26cm wide 19cm high 12cm deep