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The Purple People Chicken Keepers Wire Basket

Sold for: R8,000.00

48cm diamter hardwire picture basket made by Busisiwe Mayise. It is a beautifully made shallow bowl with a depth of about 8cm. Ideal to use as wall or surface decor.

Item condition: New

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South African Customers: The cost for shipping within South Africa is R190. This item does not quality for free shipping. You are also welcome to collect it from our Hillcrest shop.

International Customers: This item is large and heavy so shipping overseas will be expensive. Please ask us for a shipping quote to your delivery address before placing a bid.

Busisiwe Mayise is a self-taught weaver, she learnt the skill on her own. She started making the baskets in 1997 to take care of her family. She started selling in Town(market) and her first basket was only R40.

She loves her work and it is her only source of income. She has managed to build a house with just making the baskets and is extremely proud of this achievement. She takes care of her grandkids with the income she gets from making the baskets.

Busisiwe always gives her best so her art precisely and beautifully crafted. She never wants to disappoint her customers and the people who gave her an opportunity to showcase her work.

All the designs from her work are from her head, she creates them in her head before starting the baskets. She loves to put together family lives, showcasing the warmth and joy of a family in her work.

Weight 1.52 kg
Dimensions 48 × 48 × 8 cm

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Product sold for buy now price: R8,000.00

Bidder Name Bidding Time Bid Auto
didikent March 3, 2024 4:49 pm R1,000.00
Auction started March 1, 2024 10:30 am


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