SALE! 15% + and more off all baskets...
American Indian and Amazon Baskets--Old and New
#B-1. Navajo wedding
basket, ca. 1970. 14" diameter, $225.
Ceremonial basket, herringbone rim, Paiute-made for the Navajo,
ca. 1890-1900, 12" diameter, fine patina, fading, some stitch
#B-4. left: Pima or
Tohono O'Odham (Papago) basket with flared base, 9" high
x 10-1/2" diameter, some stitch loss, $275. SOLD
#B-5, right: Pima or Tohono O'Odham (Papago), small basket bowl,
2-1/2" diameter x 2-3/4" high, pictorial, fine condition,
B-7A. Koasati (Coushatta),
Louisiana, pine needle & raffia or grass bowl basket, good
patina, 9" wide x 4" high, fine condition. $145. SALE:
Northwest Coast Quinault pictorial lidded cedar bark basket, probably
woven by Mattie Howeattle, from Taholah, on the Quinault Reservation,
located on the Olympic Peninsula, Washington. 7" high x 10-1/2"
wide, with two whaleboats, seabird, and whale, knitted wool collar
on basket, some exterior fading, otherwise very good condition.
Not for sale--see page on SEA MAMMALS.
#B-13. Probably New
York State "melon" or "buttocks" basket, oak
splint, 11" wide x 8" high, some splint damage one end,
fine patina, $125.
Two-color ash splint buttocks/melon basket, 8-1/2" wide x
9" long, fine condition, $125. SALE: $65.
Right: Another view of #B-13.
#B-16. Northeast (MicMac?) ca. 1900 sewing basket, inverted base,
old-style shape, with three interior pockets and old Asian basket
inside (as shown). Some damage to connection with base, otherwise
good condition. $145. SALE: $115. SOLD.
#B-18. Group of 9 contemporary
Amazon Indian baskets woven with geometric designs, natural, tan,
and black cane, 9"-10" diameter, $25 each. These
are sold, but other very similar ones can be ordered.
There is another group of 5 baskets now available: round,
10 inches in diameter, natural and dark brown-black cane, $25
each. The patterns are similar to the round baskets shown
here. There are two baskets currently in stock, but more are available
and can be odered.
Northeast sweetgrass and ash splint basket, lined with blue satin,
ca. turn of the century, fine condition, 9" long x 4"
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