Thick Bark Box With Lid I

Maggie Smith
£440
Thick Bark Box With Lid I, a decorative piece by contemporary basket maker Maggie Smith crafted from locally-sourced willow.
Material: Willow bark.
Dimensions: Height: 26cm, Width: 14cm, Length: 12cm
Care Instructions: Keep dry, colours may fade in strong direct sunlight.
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Process

Maggie Smith’s recent work is focused on willow, which has inspired a closed-loop approach to making, whereby every piece of the plant is used, from leaf to root.
Thick Bark Box With Lid I
The Maker Maggie Smith Basket Maker - East Midlands

Maggie Smith is a contemporary basket maker based in Northampton. Maggie has a willow bed in Essex, where she produces her materials as well as garething materials from the local countryside. Employing a range of traditional basketry techniques, Maggie Smith creates modern interior pieces, including sculptural forms, large vessels, and baskets. Whilst much of her inspiration comes from the natural world, she enjoys experimenting and exploring materials that feed her creativity and drive her practice forward.