Herring Washing Maund
Herring Washing Maund

Herring Washing Maund

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For many years John has been researching several of the UK Fishing industry traditional baskets. This Washing Maund with its cran-style ‘openwork’ fitched base is a particular favourite of his and was used in the hey-day of UK herring fishing. This style was used in coastal fishing communities up & down the UK during the kippering process to wash split herring.

Made in peeled white willow & hazel.

W 24" H 10.5" (c.14" tall including handle)
W61cm x H27cm (c.36cm tall including handle)

Delivery is £7.95 for this style.

If your desired quantity isn't available online,  or if you need expedited delivery, please contact me to arrange.

I try to supply willow colours as close as possible to the natural colours illustrated in the photos above, give or take slight variation in natural willow bark. Whilst the colours shouldn't be dramatically different,  please allow for some variations in natural willow colours and peeled white willow. The willow colours may be arranged slightly differently in the basket from the illustrative photo depending on the suitability of the willow available at the time of ordering. 
 All sizes +/- 0.5" or +/- 1 cm


  • Made from 100% UK Willows
  • Sturdy carrying handles
  • Handmade in Scotland using traditional techniques
  • A working basket and attractive
  • Made from sustainably sourced willow
  • Delivered in around 5 working days from ordering