Lanny Bergner is a fulltime studio artist who has been working with mesh since 1983. He received an MFA in sculpture from Tyler School of Art, Philadelphia, PA. His work is in numerous museum collections including the Seattle Art Museum, Museum of Art and Design, NY, Philadelphia Museum of Art, and The Central Museum of Textile, Łódź, Poland. His work was recently included in the book Fiber Art Now, a survey of contemporary international fiber artists, published by Schiffer Publishing, Ltd.
amazing zulu basket :: "South Africa is famous for its tightly woven Zulu baskets. These hand woven African baskets are a true art form and are functional, beautiful and decorative as well as a testament to fine weaving skills. Zulu baskets are considered some of the most collectable baskets in the world. Master Zulu weavers are published and collected worldwide."
Antique American Chestunut Gathering Basket - Circa 1880-1900: This extremely rare chestnut gathering basket is the most interesting unusual example of early American basketry we have yet to offer to the buying public. With bentwood handle, footed bottom, round construction, and topside opening, this basket was meant to use in the woods and could hold a fine haul of chestnuts.