Quick Search

Title, Description & Keywords
Title Only
Description Only
Author Only
ISBN # Only
Shipping Insurance
Vintage Treasures AZ is an Upfront Merchant on TheFind. Click for info.
Credit Cards Accepted
American ExpressDiscover
Tell A Friend About This Item
Shanghai Handicrafts Duck Bird Wicker Basket Vintage ca 1950s-1970s Decorative Figural Centerpiece People’s Republic of China   <b><span style='color:red'>USPS STANDARD POST SHIPPING INCLUDED – DOMESTIC ORDERS ONLY!</span></b><span style='color:purple'>

Title   Shanghai Handicrafts Duck Bird Wicker Basket Vintage ca 1950s-1970s Decorative Figural Centerpiece People’s Republic of China USPS STANDARD POST SHIPPING INCLUDED – DOMESTIC ORDERS ONLY!

Seller ID   Shanghai Handicrafts Duck Basket

Item/Description: Vintage ca 1950s-1970s Shanghai Handicrafts duck-shaped table-top centerpiece wicker basket.

This charming bird-shaped figural basket is oh-so-realistically detailed and life-like, from the delightful expression on his face, to his lovely wicker strips faux “feathers” embellishments, to the proud manner in which he floats when in the water (he is posed in a swimming position as opposed to soaring in flight). And as beautiful and appealing as he is as an objet d'art in and of himself, he is also marvelously multi-purpose, capable of decoratively storing and displaying anything and everything. Some ideas are: arts & crafts accessories/supplies; candy; doodads; doohickies; floral arrangements (dried or silk); fruit (real or faux); gewgaws; keys; letters; nuts; plant; sewing accessories/supplies; smalls; snacks; stamps; teas; treats; trinkets, whatchamacallits; whatnots; whatsits; whosits, etc.

His underside is reinforced with two (2) wooden bars strips with four (4) small pedestal-style peg “legs”

***You may view additional photos of this item in our Etsy shop using this URL address:

Age/Period: Vintage - ca 1950s-1970s

Manufacturer/Identification/Markings/Country of Origin: Original paper label on underside of basket reads: “Shanghai Handicrafts 329-26?0 Made in the People’s Republic of China” (the 6th number is difficult to decipher)/

Material(s)/Format: Woven wicker basketry; wood (? Bamboo); and plastic eyes.

Size/Measurements: 16"L x 10 3/4"W x 7 ½”H

Quantity: One (1)

Condition Summary: Excellent vintage collectible condition, retaining vivid coloration. There are no noted holes in any portions of the basketry weaving. There are only two nominal condition factors: (1) A bit of glue has dried-out in the space between where the top portion of the beak connects to his face, thus causing minor separation of the beak from the forehead (remediable with re-gluing); and (2) The very slight edge/tip of one of the lower tail feathers is nicked off.

Keywords/Tags (intentionally includes misspellings): 1950s; 1960s; 1970s; Accessories (Accessory); Accent Piece (Pieces); Accents (Accent; Accented); Adorable; Animal (Animals); Appeal (Appealing); Arrangements (Arrangement); Artisan; Artistry; Arts & Crafts; Attention to Detail; Attractive; Basket (Baskets; Basketry); Beak (Beaks); Bird (Birds); Bright; Bright Colors; Candy (Candies); Centerpiece (Centerpieces); Charming; China; Collectible (Collectibles); Collecting; Collection (Collections); Collector (Collectors); Color (Colors); Coloration; Colorful; Coloring; Conversation Piece; Cottage Chic; Cross-Collectible; Cultural; Cultures (Culture; Cultured); Darling; Dear; Decor; Decorated; Decorations (Decoration); Decorative; Decorative Collectible; Delightful; Designs (Design); Detail (Details; Detailed; Detailing); Dimension (Dimensional); Display (Displays; Displaying); Display Piece; Doodads (Doodad); Doohicky (Doohickies); Drake (Drakes); Dried Flowers; Duck (Ducks); Expression (Expressions; Expressive); Eyes (Eye); Eye-catching; Face (Faces); Feathers (Feather; Feathered); Feet (Foot); Fifties; Figural; Figure; Floating (Floats); Floral Arrangements; Flowers (Flower); Folk Art; Fruit; Functional; Gewgaws (Gewgaw); Handcrafted (Hand Crafted; Handcrafting); Home Decor; Keys (Key); Label (Labels); Legs (Leg); Letters (Letter); Life-like; Made in the People’s Republic of China; Mallard (Mallards); Memorabilia; Mid-Century; Multi-Functional; Multi-purpose; Nostalgia; Nostalgic; Novelty (Novelties); Nuts (Nut); Objet d'art; Pegs (Peg; Pegged); People’s Republic of China (PROC); Plant (Plants); Plumage; Realistic; Realistically Detailed; Republic of China (ROC); Retro; Seventies; Sewing; Shabby Chic; Shanghai Handicrafts (Handicrafts); Show Piece; Silk Flowers; Sixties; Smalls; Snacks (Snack); Stamps (Stamp); Storage (Storing); Supplies (Supply); Swimming (Swim; Swims; Swimmer); Table-top (Table-tops); Tail (Tails); Tail Feathers; Teas (Tea); Treats (Treat); Trinkets (Trinket); Unique; Unusual; Usable; Use (Uses); Useful; Utilitarian; Vintage; Vivid; Vividly Colorful; Weaving (Weave; Woven); Whatchamacallits (Whatchamacallit); Whatnots (Whatnot); Whatsits (Whatsit); Whimsical; Whosits (Whosit); Wicker; Wood (Wooden)

***COMBINED SHIPPING is always available for multiple purchases when the stated “Shipping Included” method is the same for each item purchased AND each item can be safely packaged together. Otherwise, multiple purchases without the same shipping method listed AND which require separate packaging & shipping will be shipped separately at NO ADDITIONAL CHARGE TO YOU (to ensure the greatest possible degree of protection for each item during transit).

Additionally, because the shipping methods that are included within each listing do vary from item to item, it is important to be aware that delivery transit times will likewise vary per item (kindly refer to “Store Policies” for detailed information regarding all shipping methods & delivery transit times applicable to each respective method).

Thus, should you desire a more expedient shipping method than that which is already included for any particular item, upon checkout simply select the expedited shipping option that best suits your needs (Priority Mail, Priority Mail Express, Federal Express)!


Price = 56.99 USD

Welcome to Vintage Treasures AZ
Welcome to Vintage Treasures AZ

Thank you for shopping with us, and have a beautiful day!

Questions, comments, or suggestions
Please write to
Copyright©2018. All Rights Reserved.
Powered by