Skibs were a traditional basket from the West of Ireland used to strain and then serve potatoes. The skib was placed at the centre of the gathering, in some cases in place of a table, and used as a communal serving plate for potatoes. After use it was rinsed, hung on the wall and came to be seen as an integral part of cottage furnishing.
A very lovely Moses basket made from willow. 81 cms (length) and 44 cms (width). AVAILABLE FOR IMMEDIATE DELIVERY
Diameter 50 cms.
Height 46 cms. Width 42 cms. Diameter 43 cms. The design is based on one developed by the Quinlan Brothers, who were the forerunners of basket makers in Ireland, and became known for their exceptional quality of work and were among the first in Ireland to reinvent the craft to make a sustainable living. This chair has a beautiful shape, appears to...
Height 24 cms. Diameter 50 cms. This is a one off piece, but can be made to order. Please allow six weeks for delivery.