Wicker Fishing Creel

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<TD align=Approximate dimensions:
approx 26cm high by 30cm wide by 23cm deep.
Slightly wider at the base.
Wicker fishing basket, concave on side closest to the angler
and convex on the side furthest away.
Hinged lid on top of basket, and hole in this lid to enable angler to slide his fish in without opening the lid. Lid is secured closed by a hinged metal catch.
There is a leather strap on the back of the basket for attaching to the belt. At some stage there was also a shoulder strap.
antique fishing creel photo Manufacturer:
Unknown, probably English.   circa 1900

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